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Army list

(Brit) an official list of all serving commissioned officers of the army and reserve officers liable for recall
Historical Examples

Harrel’s name was again restored to the army list, and he was appointed commandant of Vincennes.
Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne

An army list is simply a list of the army, said the urbane Colonel.
The House on the Moor, v. 1/3 Mrs. Oliphant

A “captain” by courtesy, for he had never reached that rank in the army list.
J.S. Le Fanu’s Ghostly Tales, Volume 5 J.S. Le Fanu

When he died he was nearly at the head of the English army list.
The Continental Dragoon Robert Neilson Stephens

(a) army list, containing the name of every commissioned officer in the regular establishment.
Visual Signaling Signal Corps United States Army

As to number of chaplains, all details can be seen by reference to the army list.
With our Fighting Men William E. Sellers

“Let’s see,” said Feversham, and ringing a handbell upon the table, sent the servant for the army list.
The Four Feathers A. E. W. Mason

Noah Frisbie, Jr., appears on the army list at the end of the war as a lieutenant.
Early American Plays Oscar Wegelin

“I declare, Julius, she is as good as any army list,” exclaimed Charlie.
The Three Brides Charlotte M. Yonge

The earliest stage was the appearance in the army list of an organisation of the army in various army corps.
History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4) Sir Frederick Maurice.


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