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War Office 2 January 1917

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War Office 2 January 1917 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to the War Office, sent on 2 January 1917.[1]

  • Subject: Tolkien declares himself fit to report for duty.

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Sir,
I have the honour to report myself for further orders.
My address on Jan 12th. 1917. will be at
185 Monument Road
Edgbaston
Birmingham


I have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your obedient servant.

JRR Tolkien

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  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 98