Military Service Act

It's a 100 years since the Military Service Act!

At the start of 1916 the Military Service Act came into effect. Single men aged 18 to 41 were encouraged to enlist voluntarily up to this point, but on 2 March 1916 they were automatically placed into the reserves.

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