This article, referring to the appeals against compulsory service, appeared on the front page of the 25 January 1918 Evening Guide. The codes are unexplained in the article.
Decisions of Appeal Tribunal in Port Hope and Hope Township Cases


Following are the decisions in the list of appeals by Port Hopers and residents of the Township of Hope heard by the Exemption Tribunal in Cobourg. The members of the Tribunal are His Honor Judge Rogers, Cobourg; Mr. W.A.F. Campbell, Port Hope; and Lieut. Robert Coulter, Belleville.

Stapleton, Cecil, Clarke Tp., Class 2, farming.

Couch, John, Clarke Tp., exempted so long as he continues farming.

Holdaway, Alfred A., Hope Tp., exempted so long as continues farming.

Geldard, Stuart, Port Hope, Class 2.

Long, Wm., Port Hope, disallowed.

Brown, Harry, Hope Tp., exempted while farming and bee keeping.

Lowe, W.H., Port Hope, confirmed, 1st April, 1918.

Steen, F.A., Port Hope, medical category E.

Austin, W.E., Port Hope, disallowed.

Palmer, Herbert B., Hope Tp., exempted while farming.

Hills, Wilfred J., Port Hope, Class 2 for domestic reasons.

Little, George, Hope Tp., disallowed.

Dempsey, James, Port Hope, disallowed.

Harcourt, Robert, Port Hope, 1st February, 1918.

Trenouth, J.N., Port Hope, 1st March, 1918.

Palmer, W.S., Hope Tp., disallowed.

Robson, A.E., Port Hope, category B2.

McMillan, J.G.K., Port Hope, 1st February, 1918.

McManus, G.A., Port Hope, Class 2 while uncle lives.

Clarke, J.H., Port Hope, Class 2 for domestic reasons.

McKay, John Roy, Clarke Tp., exempted while farming.

Shearme, Thos. Hugh, Port Hope, 1st March, 1918.

Dickinson, A.B.C., Hope Tp., exempted while farming.

Bickle, H.M., Hamilton Tp., exempted while farming.

Halford, Geo. A., Hope Tp., 1st June, 1918.

Jamieson, R.W., Hope Tp., Class 2, farming.

Mouser, Thos., Hope Tp., exempted while farming.

Currie, H.M., Port Hope, Class 2 while mother lives.

Clark, Walter F., Port Hope, exempted for domestic reasons.

King, Eli, Port Hope, 15th Jan., 1918.

Walbury, Victor, Port Hope, exempted as a fisherman.

Dempsey, Wm., Hope Tp., exempted while farming.

Beatty, C.F., Hope Tp., exempted while farming.

Spicer, B.R., Port Hope, disallowed.

Rowden, R.T., Hope Tp., Class 2 while farming.

Bebee, R.G., Hope Tp., Class 2 while farming.

Thompson, J.S., Port Hope, 1st Feb., 1918.

Robinson, Fred, Port Hope, disallowed.

Rawlingson, Herbert, Hope Tp., exempted while farming.

Johns, Walter, Hope Tp., 1st June, 1918.

Smith, H.R., Port Hope, 1st March, 1918.

Jones, Stanley R., Port Hope, exempted while farming.

Forsythe, W.J., Hope Tp., exempted while farming.

McLean, W.R., Port Hope, exempted to 1st Jan., 1919, if he returns home and works on father's farm.

Sinnott, Jas., Port Hope, Class 2 for domestic reasons.

Collin, V.T.J., Hope Tp., exempted while farming.

Caldwell, L.F., Hope Tp., enlisted.

Holman, Norman, Clarke Tp., exempted while farming.


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