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1915 Recruiting Poster: The Prime Minister's Pledge To Married Men is now being redeemed by Parliament. But let the young unmarried men themselves redeem that Pledge by joining under the Group System To-day... Typographic design, red print on buff background, 51x76 cm. Published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee (Poster No. 140).  #50653
[HLMainPic] The Group System - or Derby Scheme - was a system by which men could register their willingness to serve on the promise that they would not be called up until needed, and married men would not be called until the single men had been: "Do Not Force Your Country to Force You to Fight, But Come Of Your Own Free Will" - conscription arrived the following year, however. Printed by David Allen & Sons. Stored flat, previously folded, littled chipped, VG. See illustration on our website.   £90


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