The Army Index 1787
This database provides a full index to The Army List, 1787 (published by the War-Office 15 Feb 1787). 9,516 names are indexed including 4,200 officers on half-pay. The index covers name, title (where given), rank, regiment, whether cavalry, infantry or on half-pay and the page reference. Additional items available in the book are dates of attaining current rank in the regiment and army (not for half-pay officers), dates of attaining various ranks for General and Field Officers, dates of disbanding or reducing regiments (half-pay officers), and agents for the regiments.
This index extends the name index, for the Officers of the British Army and Marines, in the original book by including officers on half-pay, adding entry details from the list and using exact name entries from the list in all cases.
Covers regiments in ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, WALES, IRELAND, AMERICA (incl. New York, Pensacola, Mobille, Louisbourgh, St Augustine, S. Carolina), SOUTHERN CHARIBBEE ISLANDS (incl. Grenada, St Vincent, Dominica, Barbados, Jamaica, Tobago, Martinique, Guadeloupe), NOVA SCOTIA (incl. Halifax, Island of Cape Breton, Island of St John), QUEBEC (including Montreal), NEW BRUNSWICK, NEWFOUNDLAND (include St John's, Placentia, Belleisle), AFRICA (incl. Senegal), EAST INDIES, PORTUGAL, GIBRALTAR, GERMANY, HAVANNAH, MINORCA
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