James Milne papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Certificate of exemption from military service (13 Sep. 1916); Manuscript statements for the Local Tribunal (n.d.); Typescript letter from the Ministry of Labour regarding substitution, with manuscript reply from Milne (1 Nov. 1918, 3 Nov. 1918); Notice paper (3 Oct. 1918); 4 notices of Tribunal hearing (12 July 1918, 2 Aug. 1918, 28 Aug. 1918, 11 Sep. 1918); 2 notices of Tribunal decision (18 July 1918, 17 Sep. 1918); Manuscript letter to John Graham (4 Nov. 1918); Press cutting (n.d.); Typescript letter regarding failure to report for duty (21 Oct. 1918); Application for military exemption (4 July 1918); Typescript copy of Ministry of Labour statement regarding exemption from Military service for stone cutters, 18 Apr. 1918 (n.d.); Open letter from the Society of Friends (1939); Medical examination certificate (28 May 1918); Manuscript letter to Tony [Wyness] (7 Mar. 1942); Miscellaneous photocopies (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

James Daniel Milne (b. 1875), a conscientious objector during the First World War, was exempted from military service because of his work as a granite cutter. He refused substitution.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Hamish Milne.

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed

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