West Ridge Draft Board 77

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Local Draft Board

The local draft board is a board that administers and executes the main provisions of the Selective Draft Law. Its functions comprise the registration, rejection and selection of men of military age as fixed by legislative enactment. It is also responsible to the government for the part of mobilization up to arrival in camp, of those who "passed" and are "called". A local draft board has jurisdiction over a prescribed territory determined by population. Larger cities had fifty or more local draft boards.

West Ridge Draft Board 77 was located at 7127 N. Western Avenue, circa 1945.


RPWRHS photo C043-32260 shows West Ridge Draft Board 77, circa 1945. Location: 7127 N. Western Avenue.