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Offline JenClark

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Re: WWI - uniform identification/dating
« Reply #18 on: Sunday 02 December 18 11:30 GMT (UK) »
Ha...no the MOD most definitely don't have any kind of refund, they make sure that is clearly stated on the website!  ;D

How can you tell that he went onto the Z list? Shouldn't the abbreviation ARZ show on his medal card? (I must admit I had to google what the Z list was, and found this reference ;) )

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/british-army-medal-index-cards-1914-1920/

"ARZ - Class Z Army Reserve. In December 1918 soldiers being demobilised were first posted to Class Z. They could return to civilian life but knew they were obliged to return if necessary. The Z Reserve was abolished on 31 March 1920"

So, if he was back in Dundee in 1920....you think he was as reservist that was called up to go to Ireland for a bit? If he continued with the service, would he have had to sign on for a certain number of years?

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Re: WWI - uniform identification/dating
« Reply #19 on: Sunday 02 December 18 16:24 GMT (UK) »
The Z list was specifically for a return to hostilities should Germany kick off again.
The Army was keen to retain men post war & offered a 25 Bounty to any serviceman that did.
If he was back in Dundee in 1920 he either extended his service but was discharged shortly after or he didn't.
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