Alvin C. York Appeals the Denial of His Claim for Exemption

After Alvin C. York’s attempted claim of exemption from the draft due to his being a conscientious objector, he filed an appeal to the District draft board for the Middle District of Tennessee in Nashville:

 

 

 

I, Alvin C. York, Pall Mall, Tennessee, now hereby claim an appeal to the District Board for Middle District of Tennessee Nashville, Tennessee, because you denied my claim for discharge which was based upon the ground that I am a member of a well organized Religious Sect or organization existing May 18th, 1917, whose then existing creed or principles forbade its members to participate in war, etc.

A. C. York
Pall Mall, Tennessee. (more…)

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Published in: on September 27, 2017 at 5:30 am  Comments Off on Alvin C. York Appeals the Denial of His Claim for Exemption  
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