Reckless Soldiers?

Police on duty, North Street, Bishops Stortford, 1912 | BISHM 577
Police on duty, North Street, Bishops Stortford, 1912
BISHM 577
Police records, 22 May, 1915 | HPF_B_109_015_1
Police records, 22 May, 1915
HPF_B_109_015_1
Policeman's Journal, May 1915 | HPF_B_109_015_2
Policeman's Journal, May 1915
HPF_B_109_015_2

What had the two soldiers done ?

What was the damage ?

Who was the owner of the car ?

What enquiries did the police make ?

Were the soldiers caught ?

 

In the second document, what does Capt Archer asks local police to look out for ?

What have the soldiers been doing that was thought to be a ‘danger to the public’ ?

What does Capt Archer promise to do if the names of offending soldiers are sent to him ?

Why do you think drunken and reckless behaviour was common among young soldiers ?

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