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Letter to the War Office

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

have the honour to be,
Your obedient servant.

JRR Tolkien

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