Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1280
TitleLetter from John Shelley, Shobrooke Park, Crediton, [Devon] to George Edmund Milnes Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 15 Feb. 1900
Date15 February 1900
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionApologies for being unable to attend the meeting of O.C. Yeomanry Regiment. Agrees with Galway that a months training under canvas is impossible for recruits from the farming class in rurak districts. Suugests that 10 days training under canvas be given, but the cost must be met by public funds, not paid for by the officers.
Termcavalry, yeomanry
militia, training

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DS/UK/84445Shelley; John (1848-1931); 9th Baronet; son of Rev. Sir Frederick Shelley, 8th Bt. Lieutenant-Colonel in the Royal 1st Devon Yeomanry, Deputy Lieutenant for Devon1848-1931
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