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I I OFFICER'S RESIGNATION.

B IG CLAIM ENTERED. I 1 tpbOSGETTL DISMISSAL ALLEGED. Ji' (Received 8.50 a.m.) LOXDOX, March 20. J fe.ijeutenant H. C. Woods, formerly ii-J . (L Second Grenadier Guards, who m c 'ued upon by the Army Council to % Sraon December 19. 1007. after an inH Stotion of his case, is bringing an 3 Ttion against the Council claiming 3 on a charge of unlawfully reraovI fah'bim from the Army List. 'lieutenant H. C Woods] case was the I rLt o f a special investigation by the I gy Council, after which he was called I *™y to resign. He resigned, protesting 1 X against the decision of the if Sfcouneil, on the ground that the I **2ms given were insufficient and lnadeI tp He secured an official investigaI A of his case by the allegation that I Hfsaperior officers, owing to his studious i (bits had sought to boycott him into I IWion. The Army Council decided |j Jγ? he wa s an inefficient officer, and said I ttat Ms retention in the service was not I ? fte Army's interests. While acquit- ■ ? accused officers of having been acI hated by prejudice or bias, the Council B JtonAt'that pressure had been wrongp Sy brought to bear to induce Lieut. I ].. o - ois t0 commission.

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Auckland Star Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 76, 30 March 1909

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