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Edward Bamford
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Description of Edward Bamford on Enlistment

Age physically equivalent to 21   years  2 months
Height 5   feet   11  inches
Weight 151  lbs
Chest Measurement Minimum  34 1/2  inches    Maximum  37   inches
Complexion Fresh
Eyes   Blue
Hair   Brown
Religious denomination   Church of England
Distinctive Marks   Small Scar back right hand & left breast


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  9th March 1896   Place  Northampton

Certificate of Primary Military Examination

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

Date 10.3.96
Place Northampton

Certificate of Approving Field Officer

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 the Grenadier Guards 1st Batt

If enlisted by special authority, Army Form B.203 (or other authority for the enlistment) will be attached to the original attestation.

Date 10.3.96
Place Northampton

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