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RECRUITING IN BRITAIN.

GBEAT BUCOEBgt OP LOIB/ DEBBY'B SCHEME,

Lokbom, December It ' Williey Broad, wbo waa wjectei id N«w Zealand because be wee too Sfeort. liowed •Wβ? on a ttttne; md *

locked bis passage home Hα has • listed in tbe Bantorn 'BiUaiion at Leicester, bis old home Tbe recruiting cfSoea closed at mid night to enable the officials to snatch a few boure , rest before the final rusb, It was- utter impossibility to attest tbe applicants, and this faot fully justified an extension in order to cope with many unattested. To day promises to rival Saturday, wbioh easily broke all records. Most of the offi | cers attested the men at tbe rate of "bree hundred per hour, Tbe South London Bureau enrolled 11,000 men during tbe day. The Lambeth officials were overworked, and were foroed to send 500 men in one batch to Gamberwell, I where the total was 8000. Other districts also secured excel* lent results. A feature of the recruiting in Sootland was the tremendous enthusiasm shown by the clergy. Many Presby terian ministers have enrolled, and the Divinity Colleges and the Theological Halls are almost empty.

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RECRUITING IN BRITAIN., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3504, 14 December 1915

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RECRUITING IN BRITAIN. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3504, 14 December 1915

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