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Letter to the War Office

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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>
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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>
  
 
*'''Subject:''' Tolkien declares himself fit to report for duty.
 
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==Transcription==
 
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Sir,  
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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}}
<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
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==See also==
 
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*"[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/pathways/firstworldwar/people/p_tolkien_med.htm J R R Tolkien: trench fever]" at [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk NationalArchives.co.uk]
 
*"[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/pathways/firstworldwar/people/p_tolkien_med.htm J R R Tolkien: trench fever]" at [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk NationalArchives.co.uk]
 
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Latest revision as of 22:08, 17 June 2014

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On 2 January 1917, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to the War Office.[1]

  • Subject: Tolkien declares himself fit to report for duty.

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Sir,
I have the honour to report myself for further orders.
My address on Jan 12th. 1917. will be at
185 Monument Road
Edgbaston
Birmingham

have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your obedient servant.

JRR Tolkien

[edit] See also

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References

  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 98