This transcription summarizes the information provided by Archie on the form and contains the full terms that Archie agreed to by signing.
Archie enlists as Archie John MacNaughton, of Black River Bridge, Northumberland Co, New Brunswick. His father, John A. MacNaughton is his next of kin. His birthdate is 7 October 1896, and his profession is Farmer. He is not married, and has no previous
military experience. His complexion is fair, eyes are blue, and hair is brown. He is Presbyterian. The date of enlistment is 5 November 1915 in Sussex, New Brunswick.
DECLARATION TO BE MADE BY MAN ON ATTESTATION
I, Archie John MacNaughton, do solemnly declare that the above answers made by me to the above questions are true, and that I am willing to fulfil the engagements by me now made, and I hereby engage and agree to serve in the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary
Force, and to be attached to any arm of the service therein, for the term of one year, or during the war now existing between Great Britain and Germany should that war last longer than one year, and for six months after the termination of that war provided
His Majesty should so long require my services, or until legally discharged.
OATH TO BE TAKEN BY MAN ON ATTESTATION
I, Archie John MacNaughton, do make Oath, that I will be faithful and bear true Allegiance to His Majesty King George the Fifth, His Heirs and Successors, and that I will as in duty bound honestly and faithful defend His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors,
in Person, Crown and Dignity, against all enemies, and will observe and obey all orders of His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, and of all the Generals and Officers set over me. So help me God.
CERTIFICATE OF MAGISTRATE
The Recruit above named was cautioned by me that if he made any false answer to any of the above questions he would be liable to be punished as provided in the Army Act. The above questions were then read to the Recruit in my presence I have taken care
that he understands each question and that his answer to each question has been duly entered as replied to, and the said Recruit has made and signed the declaration and taken the oath before me, at Sussex N.B. this 5th day of Nov. 1915.