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CORRESPONDENTS' VIEWS

THE EIGHTEEN.YEAR-OLDS To the Editor -- 1 The eighteen-year-olds who have been in Army uniform now for fi v ! years should feel a debt of gratitud to the Auckland Star for drawir, 6 attention to their plight.. These lart g may well have expected either thf R.S.A. or the Second N.Z.E.F Assn?' ation to do something on their behaii instead of squabbling over mirm, matters. Parents have been vm. much concerned over these lads wvZ have a feeling of frustration' cm* their long absence from civil iff# and unlike their elder brothers with' no job to go to. In case one is'doZ those organisations an injustice could the Auckland chairman of ear* body indicate if they have done anv thing so far regarding these lads nr if they now propose to assist them? It appears to be more a matter fni them to deal with than for parent? who are not formed into an organic tion, and are therefore without a voice. When these lads come back their first question to the twn associations may well be: "What action did you take to help th# eighteen-year-olds?" PARENT

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CORRESPONDENTS' VIEWS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 186, 8 August 1945

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CORRESPONDENTS' VIEWS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 186, 8 August 1945

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