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OTAGO REINFORCEMENTS

INFAXTJ7V WAXTEI) CRGEXTLY. SAMOAX RELIEFS LEAVING. Quito a, number of men have enrolled during the past few days, but in consequence of instructions ju.st received from headquarters the local Defence, Office announces that considerably more infantry than have volunteered already have, now been asked for, and they will he roquirrd to leave fur Trent hani encampment almost immediately. :<n that men who have, been hanixincj back until the holidays are over should enroll without delay. This applies to the infantry branch of the service only, and. as lias been indicated frequently, enrolment can be made almost at any of the defence quarters the Ota 510 Military Disiiic*. It, has also been decided to call up the reliefs for Samoa, and men who have volunteered '"or duty will be required to lca.v~ Duncdin by the second express on January 11. A$ was stated yesterday, the response so far as Otaeo is- c< has been p<>or. and unless more men come forwatd very soon it will probably mean that the province's quota will have to be made up in the North. The immediate matter, however, is io cot the required number of infantry despatched to the Dominion camp in time. Now is tho time to volunteer. A medical examination will lie held ~!• the Hospital to nidit for voluiueoi*.

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OTAGO REINFORCEMENTS, Evening Star, Issue 15688, 30 December 1914

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OTAGO REINFORCEMENTS Evening Star, Issue 15688, 30 December 1914

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