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Tommy Roberts' Certificate of Appointment to Rank of 2nd. Leiutenant"

14 June 1915



George by the Grace of God and of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India, &c.


To Our Trusty and well beloved Thomas Roberts Greeting.

We, reposing especial Trust and Confidence in your Loyalty, Courage and good Conduct, do by these Presents Constitute and Appoint you to be an Officer in Our Land Forces from the Fourteenth day of June 1915. You are therefore carefully and diligently to discharge your Duty as such in the Rank of 2nd. Liuetenant or in such higher Rank as We may from time to time hereafter be pleased to promote or appoint you to of which a notification will be made in the London Gazette and you are at all times to exercise and well discipline in Arms both the inferior Officers and Men serving under you and use your best endeavours to keep them in good order and Discipline. And we do hereby Command them to Obey you as their superior Officer and you to observe and follow such Orders and Directions as from time to time you shall receive from Us, or any your superior Officer, according to the Rules and Discipline of War, in pursuance of the Trust hereby reposed in you.


Given at our Court, at Saint James's, the Seventeenth day of July 1915 in the Sixth year of Our Reign.


By His Majesty's Command


Thomas Roberts

2nd. Lieutenant

Land Forces.

Author: His Majestys Forces


Year = 1915

Month = June

Day = 14

Document = Certificate

Work = Military

Extra = Military

Extra = WW1

Extra = 1910s

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