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Is Your Home Here? Defend it!

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Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 11946
Production date
1915
Place made
Great Britain
Subject period
Materials
  • medium: lithograph
  • support: paper
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 953 mm
  • Support: Width 618 mm
Alternative Names
  • object category: Poster
Creator
Category
posters

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Object description

whole: the image occupies the majority, held within a black border. The title is separate and placed across the top, in black and in red outlined black, and held within a black bordered box. The text is separate and placed across the bottom, in black and in red, and held within two black bordered boxes. All set against a white background and held within a red border. image: a map of the British Isles, coloured green and divided into recruiting areas for each regiment of the Army. text: IS YOUR HOME HERE? DEFEND IT! RECRUITING GROUNDS OF THE REGULAR ARMY. THE UNDERMENTIONED REGIMENTS AND CORPS HAVE NO COUNTIES ALLOTTED TO THEM AS RECRUITING AREAS BUT RECRUIT OVER THE WHOLE OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AS DESIRED AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH INSTRUCTIONS ISSUED FROM TIME TO TIME Household Cavalry Cavalry of the Line Royal Horse and Royal Field Artillery Royal Garrison Artillery Royal Engineers Foot Guards (GRENADIERS, COLDSTREAMS, SCOTS, IRISH AND WELSH) King's Royal Rifle Corps Rifle Brigade Royal Flying Corps Army Service Corps Royal Army Medical Corps Army Ordnance Corps THE UNDERMENTIONED ARE RECRUITED THROUGHOUT THE UNITED KINGDOM FOR THE DURATION OF THE WAR ONLY Army Veterinary Corps Army Cyclists Corps Corps of Military Police And Army Pay Corps RECRUITING GROUNDS OF THE TERRITORIAL FORCE. INFANTRY - Generally as on the map, but the purely Territorial Force Regiments (Monmouthshire, Cambridgeshire, London, Hertfordshire and Herefordshire) recruit each in their own County. YEOMANRY, ARTILLERY, etc. - Recruiting is for local units. Recruiting for the Territorial Force is carried out by the various Territorial Force County Associations. PUBLISHED BY THE PARLIAMENTARY RECRUITING COMMITTEE, LONDON. - POSTER No. 126. PRINTED BY ROBERTS AND LEETE L.T.D LONDON WT.7897/559.

Physical description

Parliamentary Recruiting Committee Poster No.126. WT. 7897/559.

Inscription

P.R.C. 126

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