Reference numberNLB/52/869
Alternative reference numberNLB/52 p492
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. Frederick Mollwo Perkin; 199 Picadilly, W.
Date4 March 1916
DescriptionReiterates to Dr. Frederick Mollwo Perkin that a war service badge is to be treated as a certificate of exemption for the purpose of the Military Service Act. By the same note, reiterates that the Military Service Act does not apply to men who voluntarily attested but does apply to men who had not been attested by 1 March.
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