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Offline Gemaidie

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« on: Sunday 15 October 17 10:17 BST (UK) »
Hi
We have been looking into my families service history. We can come across this can any one tell us what it means.
Par390(xviii)a) 40

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« Reply #1 on: Sunday 15 October 17 10:29 BST (UK) »
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It refers to King's Regulations, paragraph 390 listed the various causes of discharge for Other Ranks in the Army.
Sub-paragraph (xviii)  specified the reason more explicitly.
the 40 refers to the 1940 version of KR.

All non-Regular soldiers, of whatever medical category, for whom no suitable employment in any capacity could be found in the Army were discharged under paragraph 390 (xviii) (a) on the ground that their services were no longer required for the purpose for which they enlisted.
Garrad (Suffolk, Essex, Somerset), Crocker (Somerset), Vanstone (Devon, Jersey), Sims (Wiltshire), Bridger (Kent)

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