Catalogue description War Office: Campaign Medal and Award Rolls (General Series)

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Details of WO 100
Reference: WO 100
Title: War Office: Campaign Medal and Award Rolls (General Series)

This series comprises original lists submitted by regiments and units of officers and men entitled to campaign medals and clasps.

For the Royal Artillery there are separate registers of medals awarded for campaigns between 1845 and 1902. One volume contains a roll of recipients of the medals issued for Queen Victoria's Jubilee in 1897, King Edward VII's Coronation in 1901, and the Delhi Durbar, 1903.

Records within this series are available to download as digital microfilm.

Date: 1793-1984

The volumes are, with one or two exceptions, arranged under campaigns and the lists within them are in order of units.

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: 573 files and volumes
Access conditions: Available in digital format unless otherwise stated
Accruals: Series is accruing

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