Temporary ACC 2024/41 - Norwich Army Recruitment Office

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ACC 2024/41


Norwich Army Recruitment Office


  • 1950-2000 (Creation)

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9 boxes

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(fl 1950-)

Administrative history

According to the Norwich local directories, It was called the Army Information Office in 1960 and the Army Careers Information Centre in 1975. By 1950, it was situated at 2 Magdalen Street, Norwich. It was due to move to ??? in 2024.

Archival history

Includes separate registers which relate to the Lowestoft/Great Yarmouth and the King's Lynn/West Norfolk areas.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 6 June 2024 (ACC 2024/41). Added to catalogue 6 June 2024 by JW.

Scope and content

Comprises registers of recruits 1952-2000; recruiter's day books 1950-1983 and record sheets for day books 1987-1996.

Received from Norwich office but includes some registers covering north Suffolk and eastern Cambridgeshire.

There are separate volumes for female recruits for some periods.

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On restricted access, awaiting assessment. Please contact Norfolk Record Office at least a week in advance of any proposed visit to see the records, in order to request access.

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Crown copyright applies.

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