James Milne papers

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.

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Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Hamish Milne.


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