Reference numberNLB/52/768
Alternative reference numberNLB/52 p439
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Committee; Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, W.
Date25 February 1916
DescriptionInforms the Committee that Mr. John Richards Harries has been called up for military service by the Army Recruiting Officer. Before making a decision [on whether to withold or give consent on this enlistment], the Society needs further details of Mr. Harries' qualifications as an analytical, consulting or research chemist. Asks if the Committee can send these details to the Society as soon as possible.
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