Application for temporary commission (7 Dec. 1914); 2 copy photographs (n.d.); 28 typescript and manuscript letters, mainly relating to the recruitment of men who would not usually be accepted for military service because of their age or height (29 Aug.-22 Dec. 1914); Order under the Military Service Act, 1918, with tribunal form (1918); War Pensions and Statutory Committee regulations and instructions (8 June 1916); Shorthand note and sketch (1915); List of names, addresses and occupations (n.d.); ca. 40 postcards and manuscript letters from men who would not usually be accepted for military service because of their age or height (8 Sep.-25 Nov. 1914, n.d.).
Edwin Yates papers
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Administrative / Biographical History
Edwin Yates (b. 1871) was Secretary, National United Service Club, and a solicitor at Lloyds Bank Chambers, Darwen, Lancashire, specialising in enlistment to Bantam units during the First World War.
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The papers were placed in the Collection by G. E. Yates (grand-daughter) in September 1997
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Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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