Architects' Volunteer Training Corp Orders Book, 1914-15

Scope and Content

Comprises of copies of the General Orders and Notices of the Architects' Volunteer Training Corp, 3 October 1914 - 31 March 1915. Includes AA Rifle Club Range Regulations, undated, and list of appointed officers of the Corps, both inserted preceeding the Orders dated 3 October 1914.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Architects' Volunteer Training Corp recruited men for the Regular or Territorial Army and was recognised by the Architects' War Committee, the RIBA, the AA, Society of Architects, Surveyors' Institution, Auctioneers and Estate Agents Institute of the UK and the London Master Builders Association as the official corps for these professions and kindred trades. It also ran a reserves unit for men over the age of 38 or with a justifiable reason for not joining the regular forces. Its headuarters was at 18 Tufton St., the premises of the AA, and appears to have been run primarily by members of the AA.

Arrangement

Orders are arranged chronologically within the volume