The UK Bible Students
THE BRITISH ARMY RECRUIT FOR THE FIRST WORLD WAR IN THE USA: 1917
‘Lauder In British Recruiting Rally In Taft To-Day At
Col. Jamison, Major Mercer and Lieut.
Cutler of British Mission Will Speak.
Tickets at Taft.
‘[Music hall performer] Harry Lauder
and members of the British recruiting mission, all officers who have seen
service at the front, will speak at a luncheon in the Taft [Hotel] to-day at
This luncheon is held under the auspices of the Publicity Club to
stimulate recruiting for the British army in Connecticut.
In the British mission are Colonel Jamison, Major Mercer and
Lauder has spent most of his time in striving to stir up recruiting in this
To-day his talk will be a serious one, relating to his experiences at
the front and to those of his son who recently died fighting for the Allies.
Colonel Jamison, the first British colonel to lead a successful attack, will
relate his war experiences. Major Mercer, head of the British recruiting
mission, is to act as toastmaster. Lieutenant Cutler will speak on the war.’