Mary Evans Enlisting in Kitchener's Army at the start of World War I 10731761
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Picture No 10731761
Date 1914
Description Enlisting in Kitchener's Army at the start of World War I
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On 6th August 1914 the House of Commons unanimously sanctioned an increase of the Army by 500,000 men and recruiting for the first 100,000 men of Kitchener's army began on 7th August. The photograph shows the remarkable scenes witnessed daily at the Central Recruiting Office in Great Scotland Yard. Long before the doors were opened, hundreds of men were waiting to enlist.
Source Unattributed photograph in 'Nelson's Portfolio of War Pictures', page 58
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 10731761 - On 6th August 1914 the House of Commons unanimously sanctioned an increase of the Army by 500,000 men and recruiting for the first 100,000 men of Kitchener's army began on 7th August. The photograph shows the remarkable scenes witnessed daily at the Central Recruiting Office in Great Scotland Yard. Long before the doors were opened, hundreds of men were waiting to enlist.

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