Was your ancestor a member of the British Army in 1841? The index lists British Army and Honourable East India Company men stationed around the world. Discover their rank, service number and location. Could your ancestor have been stationed in Sydney, Ceylon, Madras, Honduras, Canada or Malta?
The transcripts were created from a number of sources. Each record will include
Unit or regiment
The National Archives reference
The British Army, Worldwide Index 1841 was created from muster rolls and pay lists between April and June 1841. It includes both British Army and Honourable East India Company servicemen. The index was created by Kevin Asplin. Asplin consulted numerous sources at The National Archives and used Harts Army List. Each record will provide an archive reference which can be used at The National Archives to access the original document.