File: National Service Committee for Manchester

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the City of Manchester National Service Committee, of which Stopford was a member. The Committee was responsible for coordinating aspects of 'national service' in Manchester, including recruitment to the armed forces, and assessment the personnel needs for air raids precautions, police, fire, ambulance, the evacuation of children, the women's land army and other services in the event of hostilities. The file contains minutes of the Committee together with government circulars about national service.

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