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published by Sandra D on Sat, 02/10/2021 - 0:55

Hi Pat you mentioned Army Lists in the latest newsletter. What information is available?

I have a few ancestors who were possibly in the Militia who lived in Somerset. Many Thanks Sandra Davis

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Submitted by Pat Hase on Sat, 02/10/2021 - 10:26

These refer to the Hart's annual army list, militia list and yeoman cavalry lists which were originally compiled by Lieutenant General Henry George Hart (1808-1878) and was published annually between 1840 and 1915 with the Indian Army appearing from 1862.  It certainly includes information about the Somerset Militia.
Since receiving them I have discovered that fuller lists can be accessed from the National Library of Scotland which also include information about the RAF and Naval personnel for WW2. British Military lists - National Library of Scotland (nls.uk)

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Submitted by Sandra D on Sun, 03/10/2021 - 3:41

Many Thanks for that information Pat will check out those resources.

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Submitted by Brian Airey on Wed, 20/10/2021 - 9:29

We hold the following in book form in our library

Army List 1992   MIL/WD/23

Army List 1995   MIL/WD/22

Army List 2004   MIL/WD/21

If you wish to peruse contact me

Brian Airey

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