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On [[2 January]] [[1917]], [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] wrote '''[[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|a letter]] to the [[Wikipedia:War Office|War Office]]'''.<ref name=C>{{CG|C}}, p. 98</ref>
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'''War Office 2 January 1917''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to the [[Wikipedia:War Office|War Office]], sent on [[2 January]] [[1917]].<ref name=C>{{CG|C}}, p. 98</ref>
  
 
*'''Subject:''' Tolkien declares himself fit to report for duty.
 
*'''Subject:''' Tolkien declares himself fit to report for duty.
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==Transcription==
 
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{{blockquote|Sir,<br/>I have the honour to report myself for further orders.<br/>My address on Jan 12th. 1917. will be at<br/>185 Monument Road<br/>Edgbaston<br/>Birmingham<br/><br/> have the honour to be,<br/>Sir,<br/>Your obedient servant.<br/><br/>JRR Tolkien}}
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Sir,  
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<br>I have the honour to report myself for further orders.
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<br>My address on Jan 12th. 1917. will be at  
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<br>185 Monument Road
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<br>Edgbaston  
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<br>Birmingham
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<br>I have the honour to be,
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<br>         Sir,
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<br>Your obedient servant.
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JRR Tolkien
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

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