Reference numberNLB/52/878
Alternative reference numberNLB/52 p498
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor William Arthur Bone, FRS
Date6 March 1916
DescriptionNotifies Professor William Arthur Bone that the [Reserved Occupations] Committee have concluded that the three men he put forth are clearly cases for exemption from the operation of the Military Service Act. Also notifies Professor Bone that in the case of the four men who have been attested under the Derby Scheme, the Society would not consent to their enlistment.
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