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Papers regarding 'the Patch Case and the Jersey Militia' Case regarding Walter J Patch and compulsory military service the question arose as to the construction of Article 2 of the Jersey Militia Law 1903 W J Patch appears not to have presented himself to the military authorities when requested to do so by official notice and was subsequently arrested by the Police and presented before the Police Court like an ordinary criminal Correspondence involving the Lieutenant Governor H R Abadie, the Government Secretary, A Hilgrove Turner Attorney General, Deputy Lieutenant Governor Colonel W D Lindley, R B Finlay and Edward Carson Law Officers Department on the interpretation of the Militia Law, the matter eventually referred to the Privy Council


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