Skip to main content

Military Tribunals – Joshua John PETHARD

Joshua John PETHARD
Market gardening

First Hearing

Date of Hearing
4 Jul 1916
Case for exemption
Joshua Pethard, a market gardener in partnership with Thomas Hardiman, applied for temporary exemption till the fruit was got off. They were both willing to serve but Hardiman understood the business best.
Outcome of appeal
Exemption - temporary
Exemption Conditions (if any)
Till 1 October 1916
Journal Date
8 Jul 1916

Second Hearing

Date of Hearing
17 Oct 1916
Case for exemption
Thomas W Hardiman (29), married, Badsey, a market gardener in partnership with Mr J J Pethard, said his partner was willing to go if the applicant could stop to look after the business.
Outcome of appeal
Journal Date
21 Oct 1916

Other Information

Final Outcome
No further exemption after temporary exemption (but subsequently not passed as fit)
Badsey Society Notes
The tribunal notes for Thomas Hardiman reveal that Joshua Pethard had been willing to serve, but had been classed by the Medical Board as C3, so consequently was not called up.