• Short Summary

    ABOUT 900 YOUTHS OF ALL RACES TURNED UP AT THE SINGAPORE VOLUNTEER CORPS HEADQUARTERS ON OCTOBER 15 IN RESPONSE TO THE GOVERNMENT'S CALL FOR ENLISTMENT INTO THE MALAYSIAN ARMED FORCES.

  • Description

    ABOUT 900 YOUTHS OF ALL RACES TURNED UP AT THE SINGAPORE VOLUNTEER CORPS HEADQUARTERS ON OCTOBER 15 IN RESPONSE TO THE GOVERNMENT'S CALL FOR ENLISTMENT INTO THE MALAYSIAN ARMED FORCES.

    THE RESPONSE WAS DESCRIBED AS "VERY GOOD" BY A RECRUITING OFFICER, BUT HE APPEALED FOR MORE CHINESE YOUTHS TO JOIN UP BEFORE THE RECRUITING CAMPAIGN ENDS IN A WEEK'S TIME.

    RECRUITS ARE WANTED TO FILL 250 VACANCIES IN THE SINGAPORE INFANTRY REGIMENT.

    THE GOVERNMENT INTENDS TO BUILD UP THE SINGAPORE INFANTRY REGIMENT RACIAL RATIO OF 40-40-20 IN RELATION TO CHINESE, MALAYS AND INDIANS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB5LZ86UKFKUGCAZASVL43VOKJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAB5LZ86UKFKUGCAZASVL43VOKJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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