File Title Military service for Government Code and Cypher School personnel
Reference CAB 301/71
Date 28 July 1941 - 19 August 1941
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013
Notes One of the letters in this file has been damaged.


A file of correspondence concerning the conscription of Government Code & Cypher School (GC&CS) personnel in 1941. Subjects covered in the file include the government policy on the release of civil service staff to military service; extra work caused by the need to apply for and justify exemptions for all members of GC&CS staff below the age of 30; the rejected possibility of making all GC&CS work a reserved occupation; and plans to create automatic exemption from military service for certain classes of GC&CS work.

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