Catalogue description War Office: Depot Description Books

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Details of WO 67
Reference: WO 67
Title: War Office: Depot Description Books

These depot description books give physical descriptions of individual soldiers with their dates and places of birth, trades, promotions in the service and how they became non-effective.

The series includes returns of officers' services (with succession lists) of the Gloucester Regiment, 1792 to 1866, which contain particulars of marriages and children.

Note: This series was worked upon as part of the Regiments Indexing Project, for which regimental names have been added as index terms for the pre-1881 period. (May 2004.)
Date: 1768-1913
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Secretary-at-War, 1660-1855

War Department, 1855-1857

War Office, 1857-1964

Physical description: 36 volume(s)

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