An army form used for discharge of a soldier ‘not likely to become an efficient soldier’, (Catalogue ref: MH 106/2101)
Army Form B.204
Application for Discharge of a Recruit as not likely to become
an efficient Soldier
- If passed by examining medical officer, but rejected by an approving officer.
- If considered unfit for service within three months of enlistment.
- If a non-European soldier of troops in the Colonies is considered to become an efficient soldier
This form will be accompanied by the Recruit’s Attestation.
—————————————————————————————————————-Regiment 2/2 West Riding Field Ambulance R.A.M.C. (T)
No. 530 Name Moss William Oliver
Date of Attestation 9th December 1915 [corrected to 1914]
Age 19 years 2 months
Height 5 feet 9 inches
Chest Girth when fully expanded 34½ inches
Measurement Range of expansion 3½ inches
Passed at Emmanuel Institute Recruiting Area or Station Leeds
Medically examined by C.W. Eames, Major R.A.M.C. (T)
Approved by C.W. Eames, Major R.A.M.C. (T)
Cause of objection to be fully stated here:
This man has a weakly acting heart, beating 108 to the minute: he is unable to march any distance owing to dizziness: he is not likely to make an efficient soldier on this account. [In a Medical Board]
W.H. Smailes (Leit. R.A.M.C. (T)
Signature of Medical Officer
Remarks by Officer transmitting the Return
I agree with the above statement