Catalogue description Admiralty, and Ministry of Defence, Navy Department: Medal Rolls

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Reference: ADM 171
Title: Admiralty, and Ministry of Defence, Navy Department: Medal Rolls

Rolls and lists of officers and men of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines who were awarded or claimed medals and clasps issued to commemorate actions and campaigns.

The series contains awards of the British War Medal, Victory Medal and 1914-1915 Star to men of the Mercantile Marine Reserve and to officers and men of the Royal Naval Reserve.

The rolls recording the award of the Arctic Medal, 1875-1876; the Sea Transport Medal, 1899-1902; and the Delhi Durbar Medal, 1911, are included in this series.

Please Note: Records within this series are available to download free of charge as part of the Digital Microfilm project.

Date: 1793-1995
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 203 files and volumes
Access conditions: Available in digital format and microform only
Accruals: Series is accruing
Unpublished finding aids:

Nominal card index for pieces 78-88, First World War Royal Naval Medal Roll, in the reading rooms at the National Archives, Kew.

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