Most Band Masters were European and many trained at the Royal School of Music at Kneller Hall, which was established in 1857. If they trained at Kneller Hall then there is a good chance their records are there. To find out if there are any records, you need to contact the Archivist at the address below.
- Royal Military School of Music Museum
- Kneller Hall,
- Kneller Road,
- TW2 7DU
- Corps of Army Music army.mod.uk (current website).
- Royal Military School of Music Army.mod.uk, now archived (previously part of the category Corps of Army Music)
- Bandmaster worldmilitarybands.com
- A Short Introduction to the History of Military Music International Military Music Society UK
- Kuhlmey/Wardley/Wheeler Family from British India Family History (valmayukuk.tripod.com). Includes details of Gustav Kuhlmey, whose employments included Bandmaster of the 29th Punjab Native Infantry
- Percy Sylvester George O'Donnell (scroll down) joined the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) in India on 9th October 1905 as their Bandmaster with the rank of Sgt. In 1911 the Band of the Black Watch was one of the participating bands at the Delhi Durbar commemoration of the Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary. He left India in August 1914. George Pollen’s website.
Historical books online
- Memoirs of the Royal Artillery Band: its Origin, History and Progress: an Account of the Rise of Military Music in England by Henry George Farmer 1904 Archive.org