Indian Army List online
Search the British Library Archives and Manuscripts for a catalogue entry for Indian Army List (1889-1947) IOR/L/MIL/17/5/1-219, which includes a description of the frequency of publications at various periods and the editions which include War Services. For some years, a Supplement which contained war services of Indian Officers was published in January.
Indian Army Lists first appeared on the Digital Library of India website as pdf downloads in 2015. Most were recent additions from the Library of the United Service Institution of India, where the scanning quality of the digital files is good. However there are some older digital files where the scanning quality is very poor.
In January 2017 these DLI files were uploaded to the Internet Archive (Archive.org) and links are provided below. Books may be read online, or downloaded. The Digital Library of India is no longer operating.
Note: Most volumes have an Index of names at the back of the book.
See Directories online - East-India Register & Directory. Note that content may vary according to publication and date, particularly in the early years.
See Directories online - India List and India Office List for the publications Indian Army and Civil Service List 1861-1876 and India List Civil and Military 1877-1895.
|1890-July Archive.org||1890-October Archive.org|
|1891-July Archive.org||1891-October Archive.org|
|1893-January Archive.org||1893- April Archive.org||1893- July Archive.org|
|1895-January Archive.org||1895-July Archive.org||1895-October Archive.org|
|1897-January Archive.org||1897-April Archive.org|
|1901-January Archive.org||1901-April Archive.org||1901-July Archive.org||1901-November Archive.org|
Note The Monthly Indian Army List
|1902 April Archive.org
|1902-July Archive.org||1902-October Archive.org|
Should be January 1905,
|1905- April Archive.org||1905-July Archive.org||1905-October Archive.org|
|1909-January Archive.org||1909-October Archive.org|
Also available from
|1912-April Archive.org||1912-July Archive.org||1912-October Archive.org|
|1913- January Archive.org||1913- April Archive.org||1913-October Archive.org|
|1914-January Archive.org||1914-Aprll Archive.org||1914-October Archive.org|
|1915-January Archive.org||1915-April Archive.org||1915-July Archive.org|
inc. War Services
|1918- July Archive.org
inc. War Services
Available on the pay website fold3,
and sample pages only Google Books,
|1919-April Archive.org||1919-July Archive.org|
This edition is from
|1923–April Archive.org||1923-October Archive.org|
|1924- January Supplement Archive.org||1924-October Archive.org|
|1925-July Archive.org||1925-October Archive.org|
|1926-July, 905 pages Archive.org
1926-July, 905 pages Archive.org
1927-January Supplement Archive.org
|1929-April Archive.org||1929- July Archive.org|
#Refer Directories online for some other online editions of the Indian Army List, including
Indian Army List January 1919. Available in a reprint edition of four volumes, see sample pages only Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4: War Services Preview Google Books. In turn these reprint editions are available to read online on the Ancestry owned pay website fold3 as one digital book Indian Army List located in International/Military Books/India.
|1930- July Archive.org||1930-October Archive.org|
|1931- January Archive.org
|1932-October Google Books|
|1936-July Archive.org||1936-October Archive.org|
|1937-January Supplement Archive.org
Also contains 1937-April
Part of the previous volume.
|1938- April Archive.org||1938-October Archive.org|
|1939-January Supplement Archive.org
Also contains 1939-April
Part of the previous volume.
Another file 1939-April Archive.org
Incomplete - ends at
|1940- July, 933 pages Archive.org
1940-July, 933 pages Archive.org
|1941-July Archive.org||1941-October Archive.org|
|1942-July, 1801 pages Archive.org
1942-July, 1801 pages Archive.org
|1943-April Archive.org. Note the latter part of the digital file from p 1381 belongs to 1943-October.||1943-October Archive.org|
|1944-April: Part 2, 1242 pages Archive.org
1944-April: Part 2, 1051 pages * Archive.org
|1944-October: Part 2 Archive.org|
|1945-April: Part 1, 1624 pages Archive.org
1945-April: Part 1, 1732 pages Archive.org
|1945-October: Part 1 Archive.org
1945-October: Part 2 Archive.org
|1946-April: Part 2 from page 1344. Archive.org||1946-October: Part 2, 1617 pages Archive.org @
1946-October: Part 2, 1199 pages Archive.org
|1947- August Special Edition Archive.org
* Many pages are believed to be of poor quality.
@Stated to be Parts 1 and 2, but Part 2 only.
- The intermixing and incorrect cataloguing of the digital files was noted by researcher R. P. and kindly advised to FIBIS 9 May 2019.