National Service letter for Dennis Raettig to attend medical

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Title

National Service letter for Dennis Raettig to attend medical

Description

Letter directing Dennis Raettig to attend medical examination in Hull on 23 January 1941

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1941-01-18

Contributor

Steve Baldwin

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Format

Two page printed document with handwritten details

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Identifier

EHMGovRaettigDW410118

Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

[underlined]ON HIS MAJESTY’S SERVICE[/underlined]
[Stamp & franking]

F.D.E.15.
If undelivered please return to the address stated overleaf

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NATIONAL SERVICE (ARMED FORCES) ACT, 1939

Ministry of Labour and Nation Service
Local Office, BURTON HOUSE, 34 – 36 WHITEFRIARGATE, HULL
Date Jan 18/41

Mr D W Raettig
“Reaville” Beverley Rd
Anlaby
Registration No. HVF.31808.

Dear Sir,
I have to inform you that in accordance with the National Service (Armed Forces) Act you are required to submit yourself to medical examination by a medical board at
10-30 a.m.[crossed out & underneath]p.m. [/crossed out & underneath] on 23 day January 1941, at the
Medical Board Centre, COMBINED RECRUITING CENTRE No. 67, POST OFFICE CHAMBERS, JAMESON STREET, HULL

If you wear glasses, you should bring them with you to the Medical Board.
On reporting for medical examination you should present this form and your Certificate of Registration (N.S. 2) to the clerk in charge of the waiting room.
Delete if not applicable [crossed out] A Travel Warrant for your return journey is enclosed. Before starting your journey you must exchange the warrant for a ticket at the booking office named on the warrant. You should take special care of the return half of the ticket as in the event of loss you will be required to obtain a fresh ticket at normal fare at your own expense.[/crossed out]
Delete if not applicable If you reside more than six miles from the Medical Board Centre and travel by omnibus or tram your fare will be paid at the Centre.
Any expenses or allowances which may become payable to you in accordance with the scale overleaf will be paid to you on application when you attend at the Medical Board Centre.
Immediately on receipt of this notice, you should inform your employer of the date and time at which you are required to attend for medical examination.
Your attention is directed to the Notes printed on the back of this Notice.
Yours faithfully,
F.H. HECKINGBOTTOM.
Manager. [undecipherable]

N.S. 6.
R (5705–4885) Wt. 12690–4124 300M 5/40 T.S. 677
(5790–4885) Wt. 15692–4175 750M 5/40 T.S. 677
[P.T.O.

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SCALE

SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCES.
Distance from home to place attended. Amount.
s. d.
Less than 10 miles - -
10 miles and over but less than 20 miles 1 –
20 “ “ “ “ “ “ 40 “ 1 6
40 “ “ “ “ “ “ 60 “ 3 -
60 miles and over 4 6

When an absence overnight is unavoidable an allowance of 5s. 0d. will be paid in addition to the above scale.
ALLOWANCES FOR LOSS OF EARNINGS.
The officer at the Medical Board will be authorised to pay compensation for actual loss of earnings up to a maximum of 5s. 0d. to any person who claims such allowance in respect of pecuniary loss unavoidably suffered by attendance at a Medical Board. Any claimant who subsequently finds that this allowance is insufficient and desires to claim further compensation (subject to an overall maximum of [overwriten]14s. 0d.[/overwriten] 17/6 a day) will be required to submit proof of loss on a claim form which may be obtained from the officer at the Medical Board or the office which issued this notice. Arrangements should be made, wherever possible, to avoid the loss of a full day.

NOTES

APPLICATIONS FOR POSTPONEMENT CERTIFICATES.
If, on the ground that exceptional hardship will ensue, you desire to apply for a certificate postponing your calling-up for service, you should, after the completion of your medical examination, ask the Clerk in Charge for an application form, N.S.13. the completed form must be returned to this Office within two days of the medical examination.

REGISTRATION AS A CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR.
You are reminded that an application for provisional registration as a Conscientious Objector cannot ordinarily be accepted if made more than two days after completion of the medical examination.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS.
If when you receive this notice you have removed to a district a considerable distance from your address as entered on this form, or if by the day fixed for the medical examination you will have removed to such a district, you should not atte4nd for medical examination, but should write at once to this Office and await further instructions.

APPLICATIONS FOR ALLOWANCES.
Your attention is directed to the enclosed Form N.S. 139 regarding applications for family, dependants and special allowances.

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Citation

F H Heckingbottom, “National Service letter for Dennis Raettig to attend medical,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 24, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/8268.

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