• Short Summary

    THOUSANDS OF SOUTH AFRICAN YOUTHS HAVE RECEIVED MARCHING ORDERS FOR 1964. THE ORDERS FOLLOW THE?

  • Description

    THOUSANDS OF SOUTH AFRICAN YOUTHS HAVE RECEIVED MARCHING ORDERS FOR 1964. THE ORDERS FOLLOW THE GOVERNMENT'S NEW YEAR RESOLUTION TO INCREASE THE SIZE OF THE ARMY.

    THE FIRST BATCH CALLED UP ASSEMBLED IN JOHANNESBURG YESTERDAY (THURSDAY)... THE VANGUARD OF OVER 16,000 BEING CALLED TO THE COLOURS DURING THE YEAR.

    ONE IN EVERY TWO OF THEM WILL BE JUST TURNED 17. SERVICE IS FOR NINE MONTHS IN THE CITIZEN FORCE UNDER THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE.

    AT ONE CITY SCHOOL, NEARLY ALL THE BOYS IN ONE CLASS HAVE RECEIVED THEIR MARCHING ORDERS. THE TOTAL CALLED UP THIS YEAR IN THE REPUBLIC WILL BE ALMOST HALF AS MUCH AGAIN AS IN PREVIOUS YEARS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1IOR77A774BVJLWSZ21SZJVZL
    Media URN:
    VLVA1IOR77A774BVJLWSZ21SZJVZL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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