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Letter to the Editor dated 7 July 1941
Title : Letter to the Editor dated 7 July 1941 Letter to the Editor dated 7 July 1941
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Source : Cudmore family, PRG 189/14/1
Date of creation : 1941
Format : Letter
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Typewritten letter dated 7 July 1941 addressed to The Editor, 'The Age', Melbourne. The writer strongly advocates that Australia introduce conscription rather than have voluntary enlistment in order to support Britain in the war. The letter is not signed but is presumably written by a member of the South Australian Legislative Council, probably Sir Collier Cudmore.

Coverage year : 1941
Period : 1939-1945
Further reading :

Beaumont, Joan (ed.). Australia's war, 1939-1945, St. Leonards, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin, 1996

Bolt, Andrew. Our home front 1939-1945, Melbourne : Wilkinson Books, c1995

Clark, Rosemary. The home front: life in Australia during World War II, Melbourne: Australia Post, 1991

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



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