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PostSubject: Sergeant 61B/2221 Peffers, 2/21st   Sergeant 61B/2221 Peffers, 2/21st EmptyWed Apr 06, 2011 7:36 pm

Hi All

This medal is to Sergeant 61B/2221 Peffers, 2/21st but is listed incorrectly in D.R. Forsyth's Medal Roll as Neffers

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PostSubject: Re: Sergeant 61B/2221 Peffers, 2/21st   Sergeant 61B/2221 Peffers, 2/21st EmptyThu Apr 07, 2011 6:58 pm

Hi All

As you can see from Peffers Attestation Paper, he was a Boy of Fourteen when he joined up

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PostSubject: Re: Sergeant 61B/2221 Peffers, 2/21st   Sergeant 61B/2221 Peffers, 2/21st EmptySat Apr 09, 2011 7:59 am

14, -- months.

Do you know the minimum age for enlistment back then?
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Hi tasker224

To answer your question - 14 years of age.
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