HC Deb 16 November 1916 vol 87 cc1016-7W

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that W. F. Tuck, No. 114413, F Company, Works Battalion, 13th Devons, Egg Buck-land Fort, recently called up for service, will not be nineteen years of age until 30th May, 1917; that he was called up for service on 3rd November last, and that he has been passed for labour abroad though only possessing one eye; and whether he will state that this boy will not be sent out of the country until he is nineteen?


This case has not been brought to notice, but inquiries are being made, and orders have been issued that Tuck should not be sent overseas until he is nineteen years of age.