Report: Report: Age of people at the beginning of WW2 eligable to fight

         Description: At the outbreak of war, on 3 September 1939, the Military Training Act was overtaken by the National Service (Armed Forces) Act, and the first intake was absorbed into the army.
This act imposed a liability to conscription of all men 18 to 41 years old.
Men could be rejected for medical reasons, and those engaged in vital industries or occupations were "reserved" at a particular age beyond which no one in that job would be enlisted.
From 1943, some conscripts were directed into the British coal mining industry and become known as the "Bevin Boys".
Provision was also made for conscientious objectors, who were required to justify their position to a tribunal, with power to allocate the applicant to one of three categories: unconditional exemption; exemption conditional upon performing specified civilian work (frequently farming, forestry or menial hospital work); exemption from only combatant service, meaning that the objector had to serve in the specially created Non-Combatant Corps or in some other non-combatant unit such as the Royal Army Medical Corps.
By 1942 all male British subjects between 18 and 51 years old and all females 20 to 30 years old resident in Britain were liable to be called up, with some exemptions.

THIS REPORT LISTS ONLY MALES WHO WERE >=18 <=40 IN 1939 AND MARITAL STATUS OR NATIONALITY


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# Person ID Last Name First Name Age_1939 Birth Date Birth Place Death Date Living
1 I8428               
2 I7934               
3 I5970  AUTY  Godfrey Lovell  18  11 Jul 1921    26 Oct 2001 
4 I3869               
5 I5309               
6 I8296  AUTY  Warren H  18  19 Oct 1921  New York, USA   6 Sep 2009 
7 I9527               
8 I8499  HARLEY  Anthony Charles  18  Abt 1921    28 May 1976 
9 I9303               
10 I9761               
11 I9755               
12 I4901               
13 I6880  AUTY  Cyril  19  31 Aug 1920  Batley Carr, Yorkshire, England   29 Jul 2017 
14 I10256               
15 I7910  AUTY  Eric  19  12 Feb 1920  Doncaster Registration District, Yorkshire, England   Abt Aug 1988 
16 I8580               
17 I7865  AUTY  Fredrick  19  26 May 1920  Sheffield, Yorkshire, England   13 Jul 1944 
18 I8736               
19 I5935               
20 I8511  AUTY  John Wilfred  19  7 Apr 1920  Dewsbury Registration District, Yorkshire, England   Abt Jun 1981 
21 I4560               
22 I7758               
23 I9280  AUTY  Richard Mossop  19  28 Jan 1920  Shardlow Registration District, Derbyshire, England   Abt Jan 1996 
24 I8208  AUTY  Wallace Gilbert  19  6 Dec 1920  Detroit, Michigan, USA   28 Mar 1989 
25 I6046  AWTY  Norman  19  12 Nov 1920  Buln Buln, Victoria, Australia   27 Jan 2007 
26 I6040  AWTY  Robert William  19  11 Dec 1920  Warragul, Victoria, Australia   17 Nov 1992 
27 I9257  KNOTT  Frank  19  1920    1957 
28 I10053  OTTEY  Alan Gascoyne  19  27 Mar 1920    13 Mar 1989 
29 I10199               
30 I8086  AUTY  Alfred  20  23 Nov 1919  Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA   7 Feb 2012 
31 I8021               
32 I5972               
33 I8394               
34 I6912               
35 I1328               
36 I6408               
37 I5308               
38 I6060               
39 I26  MORGAN  Edwin  20  7 Nov 1919  Sculcoates, Hull, Yorkshire, England   21 Jan 2000 
40 I8172               
41 I8902  WOOD  Algar  20  Abt 1919    Abt 2002 
42 I6362  AUTY  Clifford  21  16 Apr 1918    Abt Mar 2006 
43 I4799               
44 I7757               
45 I8365  AUTY  John Ernest  21  Abt 1918    1971 
46 I8008  AUTY  Laurence  21  Abt Dec 1918  Prestwich Registration District, Lancashire, England   17 Jun 1940 
47 I8562               
48 I3819  BRAYSHAW  Walter Charles  21  7 Dec 1918    16 Jul 1986 
49 I10188               
50 I3868               


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