Service lists contain the names of serving military personnel. Some, especially the early lists contain names only of senior officers: captains and ship's commanders in the Navy; colonels and above in the Army.
The following guide details the service lists held by the British Library. A few army lists not held by the Library are included and they are noted as 'not found in the BL catalogue'.
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