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Horace Coe
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Description of Horace Coe on Enlistment

Apparent Age 17   years   months
Height 5   feet   6 ½ inches
Weight 115  lbs
Chest Measurement Minimum 33 inches  
Maximum expansion 34  inches
Complexion Fresh
Eyes   Brown
Hair   Brown
Religious denomination   Church of England
Distinctive Marks   Small mole back right shoulder


I have examined the above-named recruit and find that he does not present any of the causes of rejection specified in the Regulations for Army Medical Services.

He can see at the required distance with either eye; his heart and lungs are healthy; he has the free use of his joints and limbs, and he declares that he is not subject to fits of any description.

I consider him   fit  for the Army,
Date   2 Jan 1901
Place  Northampton
Surgeon  Lt Col M M S


I hereby certify that the above-named recruit was inspected by me, and I consider him fit for service in the Rifle Brigade, and that due care has been exercised in his enlistment.

Date 9 Jan 1901
Place Northampton
Recruiting Officer 48th Regt Dist


I certify that this Attestation of the above-named recruit is correct, and properly filled up, and that the required forms appear to have been complied with. I accordingly approve, and appoint him to Rifle Brigade

Date 9 Jan 1901
Place Northampton
Approving Officer M. Order Powlett, Colonel Commanding 48th Regtl District

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