Robert Israel <israel@...>
Doug Mason < email@example.com > wrote:
In 1894, at the age of 18, my wife's great-grandfather was recruited in
His enlistment in the Grenadier Guards was for "Short Service (3 years
Was this likely to have been a voluntary enlistment or a form ofI'm pretty sure this would have been voluntary. There was no
conscription in Britain until 1916.
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