Catalogue description War Office: Officers Services (including Civilian Dependants and Civilian and Military Staff Appointments): Registers

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Details of WO 340
Reference: WO 340
Title: War Office: Officers Services (including Civilian Dependants and Civilian and Military Staff Appointments): Registers
Description:

This series contains records of officers services comprising registers relating to correspondence in the personal files of Army Officers.

Date: 1870-1958
Arrangement:

The registers are arranged in Long Number order. Long Numbers were not service numbers but were the references given to correspondence.

Related material:

For the indexes to the registers of officers' services see WO 338

For the correspondence to which these registers relate see WO 339

For related personal files see WO 374

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 13 volume(s)
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition:

Ministry of Defence , from 1999

Selection and destruction information: A small selection of the registers were kept as an example of the administration of Army officers prior to 1922. 13 of the 329 registers of correspondence were selected as an illustrative example of at least one of each type of register, together with a scattering of the Officers registers, which were the majority, and one of four destruction registers.
Accruals: No future accruals expected

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