Army Reserve Call Up 1916

Army Reserve Call Up 1916

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  • Condition: A-
  • Date: 1916
  • Designer: Unknown
  • Printer: Hazel, Watson & Viney Ltd
  • Publisher: HM Stationery Office
  • Size: 590 x 460 mm

An important social history document, setting out the terms for the compulsory call up of the Army ‘Reserves’ in March 1916. Conscription for single British men aged between 19 and 41 had been introduced three months earlier, thus ending a centuries old tradition of voluntary military service.