Letter from Edward Drew's parents giving their permission for him to enlist

World War I

Handwritten letter from Edward Drews parents
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Title: Letter from Edward Drew's parents giving their permission for him to enlist
Subtitle: World War I
Date: 1916
Notes: This letter from Edward Drew’s parents gives their consent for him to enlist in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF). At the time, men aged 18 to 35 were eligible to enlist, but those under 21 required permission from their parents. The men had to meet minimal height and fitness requirements. Further restrictions applied to Indigenous Australians wishing to join up. View Edward Drew's Australian Imperial Force service record on Discovering Anzacs.
Keywords: World War I, enlistment
Record creator: Australian Imperial Force, Base Records
Reference: B2455, DREW E

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