- 24 Sep 1940
Robert Semple, as Minister of National Service, drawing the first marble (quota of 2000) in the Territorial Service ballot in Wellington. Also in attendance are, from left to right: Colonel O H Mead, DSO, Adjutant-General, the Hon F Jones, Minister of Defence, Mr J B Black, divisional clerk, Mr J S Hunter, Director of National Services, and Mr H L Bockett, assistant director. Photograph taken on 24 September 1940, by an unidentified photographer for the Evening Post.
Inscriptions: Verso - centre - Clipping from original publication: The Hon. R Semple, Minister of National Service, drawing the first marble in the Territorial Service ballot in Wellington this morning. Those in the photograph, from the left, are Colonel O. H. Mead, D.S.O., Adjutant-General, the Hon. F. Jones, Minister of Defence, Mr J. B. Black, divisional clerk, Mr. F. W. Stilwell, S.M., who supervised the ballot, the Minister drawing the marble, Mr. J. S. Hunter, Director of National Services, and Mr. H.L. Bockett, assistant director.; Verso - centre - Date stamp: 24 Sep 1940; Verso - centre right - 4 col x 5/1/2 Tues I.P
Voluntary enlistment for the Territorial Force ended on 22 July 1940 when all males between 18 and 46 became liable to be called up by ballot, administered by the National Service Department.
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Physical Description: Silver gelatin print 20 x 15 cm
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- 1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Silver gelatin print 20 x 15 cm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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