Geoffrey North enlistment notice

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Title

Geoffrey North enlistment notice

Description

Enlistment notice for G J North into the Royal Air Force reserve with instructions to report to Uxbridge on 21 February 1940

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1940-01-31

Contributor

Anne-Marie Watson

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One page printed document filled in

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Identifier

EOakleyEvansWENorthGJ400131

Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Transcription

NATIONAL SERVICE (ARMED FORCES) ACT, 1939

[Underlined] ENLISTMENT NOTICE [/underlined]

MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND NATIONAL SERVICE

EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGE,

[Inkstamp] ST. MARY’S RAOD, [/inkstamp]

HARLESDEN, N.W. 10.

[Ink stamp]

Date [Inkstamp] 31 JAN 1940 [/inkstamp]

Mr. G. J NORTH.

6, Eccleston St.,

S.W 1.

Registration No. WLB 507

DEAR SIR,

In accordance with the National Service (Armed Forces) Act, 1939, you are called upon for service in the [Inkstamp] ROYAL AIR FORCE [/inkstamp] (V.R) and are required to present yourself on Wednes.day [Inkstamp] 21 FEB 1940 [/inkstamp] 19, at 10 a.m., or as early as possible thereafter on that day, to:-

O/C No 1, R.A.F. Receiving Centre

Uxbridge Mdx.

Uxbridge (High St.) GW.R. (nearest railway station).

A Travelling Warrant for your journey is enclosed. Before starting your journey you must exchange the warrant for a ticket at the booking office named on the warrant. If possible, this should be done a day or two before you are due to travel.

[Margin] Delete if not applicable [/margin]

A postal order for 4s. in respect of advance of service pay, is also enclosed. Uniform and personal kit will be issued to you after joining H.M. Forces. Any kit that you take with you should not exceed an overcoat, change of clothes, stout pair of boots, and personal kit, such as razor, hair brush, tooth brush, soap and towel.

Immediately on receipt of this notice, you should inform your employer of the date upon which you are required to report for service.

Yours faithfully,

Pp

[Inkstamp] W.E. OAKLEY-EVANS [/inkstamp]

Manager.

[Initials]

Citation

“Geoffrey North enlistment notice,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 20, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/8207.

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