Catalogue description War Office: Service Medal and Award Rolls Index, First World War

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Details of WO 372
Reference: WO 372
Title: War Office: Service Medal and Award Rolls Index, First World War

This series comprises microfiche copies produced at the Army Medal Office, Droitwich, of that office's alphabetical card indexes to recipients of the Distinguished Conduct Medal, the Military Medal, the 1914 Star (also known as the Mons Star), the 1914-1915 Star, the British War Medal, the Allied Victory Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Silver War Badge for Services Rendered, the Territorial Force War Medal and the Allied Subjects Medal. Also included are indexes to mentions in despatches and women's services' awards.

WO 372/1-22 fall into the date range prescribed to the series but it may be found that there are exceptions to the rule.

Since microfilming the index cards in September 1985, the Army Medal Office has authorized the award of a further small number of officers' medals within the original eligibility terms.

WO 372/25-29 are copies of the medal index cards of over 20,000 soldiers who served in the Indian Army and were made available in July 2008.

Digital copies of British Army medal index cards 1914-1920 can be searched and downloaded.

Date: c1914-1922
Related material:

For the medal rolls to which this is an index see:

WO 101

WO 326

Separated material:

The award rolls for the Distinguished Conduct Medal after 1909 are retained for the time being in the Army Medal Office.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 29 digital record(s)
Access conditions: Available in digital format unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

From 1992 Ministry of Defence

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