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    I am not sure whether everybody is familiar with the Internet Archive at www.archive.org

    Besides being an archive of website it includes other media as well. This includes a wealth of information including the Hart's Annual Army list free for download. I have collected the available volumes here.

    If this is the wrong place to post it ? please move it to the appropriate section.

    Hart's Annual Army List (New Army List)

    1840 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy27hartgoog

    1841 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy21hartgoog

    1844 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy23hartgoog

    1845 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy00hartgoog

    1846 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy01hartgoog

    1847 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy22hartgoog

    1848 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy20hartgoog

    1849 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmyli00unkngoog

    1850 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy24hartgoog

    1852 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy07hartgoog

    1853 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy25hartgoog

    1855 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy26hartgoog

    1856 http://www.archive.org/details/newarmylist00unkngoog

    1859 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy05hartgoog

    1860 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy06hartgoog

    1862 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy16hartgoog

    1863 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy03hartgoog

    1864 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy18hartgoog

    1865 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy19hartgoog

    1868 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy15hartgoog

    1871 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy02hartgoog

    1877 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy08hartgoog

    1878 http://www.archive.org/details/newarmylist01unkngoog

    1880 http://www.archive.org/details/newarmylistmili00unkngoog

    1882 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy14hartgoog

    1884 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy10hartgoog

    1887 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy29hartgoog

    1889 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy13hartgoog

    1890 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy11hartgoog

    1891 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy09hartgoog

    1892 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmy00unkngoog

    1881 Guide: http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_04285

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    I am not sure whether everybody is familiar with the Internet Archive at www.archive.org

    Besides being an archive of website it includes other media as well. This includes a wealth of information including the Hart's Annual Army list free for download. I have collected the available volumes here.


    First rate! I use the Internet Archive myself for early 19th century sources but hadn't thought of looking for Hart's there! Thanks for the tip.


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    When researching the careers of British officers the Internet archive offers a wealth of information!

    In addition to the above mentioned Army lists it now holds the missing blanks

    Hart's Annual Army List (New Army List)

    1839 http://www.archive.org/details/newarmylistexhib1839hart

    1842 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1842lond

    1843 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1843lond

    1851 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1851lond

    1854 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1854hart

    1861 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1861hart

    1866 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1866hart

    1867 http://www.archive.org/stream/newannualarmylis1867hart

    1868 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1868harttanyatest

    1869 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1869hart

    1870 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1870hart

    1872 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1872hart

    1873 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1873hart

    1874 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1874hart

    1875 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1875hart

    1876 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1876hart

    1881 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1881lond

    1883 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1883lond

    1885 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1885lond

    1886 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1886lond

    1896 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1896lond

    1897 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1897lond

    1898 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1898lond

    1899 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1899lond

    1900 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1900lond

    1901 http://www.archive.org/details/newannualarmylis1901lond

    1903 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmyl1903lond

    1904 http://www.archive.org/details/hartsannualarmyl1904hart

    Before Hart we have these sources:

    The army lists of the Roundheads and Cavaliers : containing the names of the officers in the royal and parliamentary armies of 1642 (1874)


    English army lists and commission registers, 1661-1714

    http://www.archive.org/details/englisharmylists01dalt Vol I

    http://www.archive.org/details/englisharmylists02dalt Vol II

    http://www.archive.org/details/englisharmylists03dalt Vol III

    http://www.archive.org/details/englisharmylists04dalt Vol IV

    http://www.archive.org/details/englisharmylists05dalt Vol V

    http://www.archive.org/details/englisharmylists06dalt Vol VI

    The Royal military calendar, or Army service and commission book. Containing the services and progress of promotion of the generals, lieutenant-generals, major-generals, colonels, lieutenant-colonels, and majors of the army, according to seniority: with details of the principal military events of the last century (1820)

    http://www.archive.org/details/royalmilitaryca07goog Vol I

    http://www.archive.org/details/royalmilitaryca02goog Vol II

    http://www.archive.org/stream/royalmilitaryca08goog Vol III

    http://www.archive.org/details/royalmilitaryca00goog Vol IV

    http://www.archive.org/details/royalmilitaryca03goog Vol V

    and should they fail then we have a number of other interesting sources

    A List of the general and field-officers, as they rank in the army : of the officers in the several regiments of Horse, Dragoons, and Foot, on the British and Irish establishments ; (to which is now added, an alphabetical index) ; the Royal Regiment of Artillery, Irish Artillery, Engineers, independent companies, and Marines on full and half pay ; with the dates of their commissions, as they rank in each Corps and in the army ; the Governors, Lieutenant-Governors, &c. of His Majesty's garrisons at home and abroad, with their allowances ; all the officers on half-pay ; and a succession of colonels ; the whole complete to 1767 (1767)


    A List of the general and field officers, as they rank in the army : of the officers in the several regiments of horse, dragoons, and foot, on the British and Irish establishments ; (to which is now added an alphabetical index) ; the Royal Regiment of Artillery, and the Corps of Engineers, the Irish Artillery and Engineers, and the Marines on full and half pay ; with the dates of their commissions, as they rank in each Corps and in the army ; the governors, lieutenant governors, &c. of his Majesty's garrisons at home and abroad, with their allowances ; all the officers on half pay ; and a succession of colonels ; with the uniforms to each regiment, from the new order for clothing, &c (1778)


    British officers serving in America. 1754-1774. : compiled from the "army lists"


    British officers serving in the American revolution, 1774-1783


    Officers of the British forces in Canada during the war of 1812-15


    The Waterloo roll call. With biographical notes and anecdotes (1904)


    The "last post" : a roll of all officers (naval, military or colonial) who gave their lives for their queen, king and country, in the South African War, 1899-1902


    And more specific lists

    Roll of commisssioned officers in the Medical service of the British army, who served on full pay within the period between the accession of George II and the formation of the Royal army medical corps, 20 June 1727 to 23 June 1898, with an introduction showing the historical evolution of the corps (1917)


    A List of the officers of the Army : (with an alphabetical index;) of the officers of the Royal Artillery, the engineers, the Marine Forces, and of the officers on half-pay ; and a succession of colonels (1783)


    Biographical notices of officers of the Royal (Bengal) engineers


    An alphabetical list of the officers of the rifle brigade, from 1800 to 1850 (1851)


    A regimental chronicle and list of officers of the 60th, or the King's Royal Rifle Corps, formerly the 62nd, or the Royal American Regiment of Foot (1879)


    Royal Navy

    Similar to the army then the Internet Archives offers a wealth of information on the officers of the RN.

    The Navy List

    1848 http://www.archive.org/details/navylist08admigoog

    1856 http://www.archive.org/details/navylist10admigoog

    1865 http://www.archive.org/details/navylist06admigoog

    1875 http://www.archive.org/details/navylist00unkngoog

    1884 http://www.archive.org/details/navylist12admigoog

    1885 http://www.archive.org/details/navylist15admigoog

    Biographia navalis; or, Impartial memoirs of the lives and characters of officers of the navy of Great Britain, from the year 1660 to the present time; drawn from the most authentic sources, and disposed in a chronological arrangement (1794)


    A list of the flag officers and other commissioned officers of His Majesty's fleet; with the dates of their respective commissions (1831)


    A naval biographical dictionary: comprising the life and services of every living officer in Her Majesty's navy, from the rank of admiral of the fleet to that of lieutenant, inclusive (1849)


    Royal naval biography : or Memoirs of the services of all the flag-officers, superannuated rear-admirals, retired-captains, post-captains, and commanders, whose names appeared on the Admiralty list of sea officers at the commencement of the year 1823, or who have since been promoted; illustrated by a series of historical and explanatory notes. With copious addenda (1827)

    http://www.archive.org/details/royalnavalbiopt101marsuoft Vol I

    http://www.archive.org/details/royalnavalbiosupp01marsuoft Vol I supl.

    http://www.archive.org/details/royalnavalbiogr02mars Vol II

    http://www.archive.org/details/royalnavalbiogra03marsuoft Vol III

    http://www.archive.org/details/royalnavalbiogra04marsuoft Vol IV

    Naval history of Great Britain, including the history and lives of the British admirals (1813)

    http://www.archive.org/details/navalhistoryofgr01campiala Vol I

    http://www.archive.org/details/navalhistoryofgr02campiala Vol II

    http://www.archive.org/details/navalhistoryofgr03campiala Vol III

    http://www.archive.org/details/navalhistoryofgr04campiala Vol IV

    http://www.archive.org/details/navalhistoryofgr05campiala Vol V

    http://www.archive.org/details/navalhistoryofgr06campiala Vol VI

    http://www.archive.org/details/navalhistoryofgr07campiala Vol VII

    http://www.archive.org/details/navalhistoryofgr08campiala Vol VIII

    Lives of the British admirals, and naval history of Great Britain : from the time of Cæsar to the Chinese war of 1841


    Medals of the British navy and how they were won : with a list of those officers, who for their gallant conduct were granted honorary swords and plate by the Committee of the Patriotic Fund (1895)


    I can only say enjoy :speechless:

    Edited by Steen Ammentorp
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