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With a heritage stretching back to the 18th Century, the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) has an incredibly rich and historic archive. Within this website you will be able search, view and download many fascinating, unique and culturally significant military records.

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Searching The Cadet & Staff Registers

These registers show the details for almost every officer cadet that attended the Royal Military Academy Woolwich and Royal Military College Sandhurst. The staff registers record servants, professors and military staff at these institutions.

The RMA Woolwich Cadet Registers cover the years 1790 to 1793, 1799 to 1805 and 1820 to 1939. Those for the RMC Sandhurst cover 1800 to 1946. Both sets record the name, age, date of entry, commissioning date and corps or regiment joined. Occasionally they can give examination results, information about the father, or in the case of RMA Woolwich, sometimes the school. The subsequent career of the cadet is usually not covered.

The staff registers are more restricted in their time span and what they record. The RMC Staff Register covers 1802 to 1939, the RMC cash books until the early 1950s and the RMA Staff Register covers between 1893 and 1930. However there is often an anomalous entry so it is always worth trying a search.

Searching The End Of Term Reports

The RMC cadet end of term reports cover various terms during the years 1908-1910, 1912-1913, 1920, 1922 and 1923.

Searching The Personal Sheet Details

The RMC cadet personal detail sheets cover the periods 1914-1915 and 1917-1939.

Searching The Magazines

The RMC magazine was the house journal of the Royal Military College, Sandhurst from 1912 to 1946. Its predecessor ran for one year-1891. The Wish Stream is the current house journal of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and has been published since 1947.

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If you can't find what you are looking for then feel free to contact us. We are continuing to digitise the vast archive material that we hold and so please keep calling back to find new and interesting online records.