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Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower
    Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower 1917-1922
        Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower, Joseph Doyle to William Gibson Farlow

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Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from James Montagu Frank Drummond and papers relating to his expected demobilisation from the army

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GB 0248 DC 002/14/162

Date(s)

26 December 1918-28 December 1918

Extent and medium of the unit of description

4

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Name of creator

Drummond | James Montagu Frank | 1881-1965 | regius professor of botany, University of Glasgowv

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from James Montagu Frank Drummond in which he remarks that he hopes Bower was not shocked by the vulgarity of the divisional New Year's Card that he had sent. He tells Bower that he has the prospect of getting leave in January and if that happens, he will try to be demobilised under the army's guarantee offer scheme. He has enclosed a copy of the letter he sent to the Court of the University of Glasgow requesting a guarantee of their job offer to him. The other papers consist of a note of his service history and a copy of the army telegram explaining that soldiers who hold a guaranteed job offer from employers who employed them before the 4 August 1914 should be entitled to accept the position immediately unless they are needed by the army in some capacity.

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