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Letter to the Editor
Title : Letter to the Editor Letter to the Editor
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Creator : 'Advertiser Reader'
Source : Jarman family, PRG 980/16/1/7
Date of creation : 1916
Format : Letter
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Description :

Typed letter dated September 26 1916 written anonymously and sent to the Advertiser newspaper. It lists a number of questions regarding eligibility and training for Home Defence during the War.

Period : 1914-1918
Place : 1916
Further reading :

Jauncey, Leslie C. The story of conscription in Australia, [South Melbourne] Macmillan of Australia, 1968

State Library of South Australia. Conscription and enlistment, [Adelaide]: State Library of South Australia, 1997

Internet links :

Anzac Day Commemoration Committee (Queensland) See: History: information about conscription in both World War 1 and World War 2 sections

Australian War Memorial See: Research and Family History: Encyclopedia: Conscription

State Library of New South Wales: World War I and Australia Research Guide: Recruitment and conscription

State Library of Victoria: Ergo See: Explore history: Australia & WWI: Home WWI: Arguments over conscription



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