Notice Paper to be sent to men who belong to the Army Reserve under the provisions of the Military Service Action, 1916.

Date

1916-06-24

Title

Notice Paper to be sent to men who belong to the Army Reserve under the provisions of the Military Service Action, 1916.

Date

1916-06-24

Description

official notice to appear for military service

Subject

conscription paper for WWI British C.O.

Coverage

Great Britain

Creator

British Army

Source

Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Publisher

Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Rights

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Format

image/jpg

Language

English

Type

document

Identifier

ArmyNoticePaper.jpg

Transcription

Army Form W, 3236.

NOTICE PAPER to be sent to men who belong to the Army Reserve under the provisions of the Military Service Act, 1916.

[In accordance with the provisions of Section 24 (2) of the RESERVE FORCES ACT 1882, "evidence of the delivery at the last registered place of abode of a man belonging to the Army Reserve of a notice, or a letter addressed to such man, and containing a notice, shall be evidence that such notice was brought to the knowledge of such man."]

Surname Brockway

Christian Name Archibold Fenner

Address Old Stall Lane, Mellor [?}

Number in Military Register (Army Book 414) 44

Class Number 32

You are hereby warned that you will be required to join for service with the Colours on 24 June 1916.

You should therefore present yourself at Recruiting Office, Buxton, on the above date, not later than 9:00 am o'clock, bringing this paper with you.

A Railway Warrant is enclosed herewith.

Date. 9 June

Place. Buxton

Signature. ___ Hopkins Rank. Capt. Appointment. RO

Citation

British Army, “Notice Paper to be sent to men who belong to the Army Reserve under the provisions of the Military Service Action, 1916.,” Conscientious Objection & the Great War: 1914-1920, accessed July 16, 2018, http://cosandgreatwar.swarthmore.edu/items/show/1187.

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