Call-Up Records

Midlands Call-Up Records

At the bottom of this page is a downloadable word document of the entire Midland Region Records. Please click on it to download onto your computer.

Unfortunately there are no call-up records that have survived of Bevin Boys as these were destroyed during the 1950s with the exception of the Midlands Region which have been kept by National Archives for permanent preservation and include approximately 8,000 names which represents approximately 1/6th of the total number of Bevin Boys which include Ballotees, Optants, Volunteers all of whom were conscripted for National Service during WW2.


The Midlands Region covers quite a large area and include the following towns:


Alcester, Aston, Atherstone, Audley


Bedworth, Biddulph, Bilston, Birmingham, Bloxwich, Bridgenorth, Brierley Hill, Bromyard, Broomsgrove, Brownhills, Burslem, Burton-on-Trent


Cannock, Chasetown, Cheadle, Chesterton, Church Stretton, Cleobury Mortimer, Coleshill, Coventry, Cradley Heath


Darlaston, Derby, Droitwich, Dudley


Ellesmere, Evesham




Handsworth, Halesowen, Hanley, Hednesford, Hereford




Kenilworth, Kidderminster, Kidsgrove, Kington


Leamington Spa, Ledbury, Leek, Leominster, Lichfield, Llanberis, Longton, Ludlow


Malvern, Market Drayton


Newcstle-under-Lyme, Newport, Nuneaton


Oakengates, Oldbury, Osweatry




Redditch, Ross-on-Wye, Rugby, Rugeley


Selly Oak, Shrewsbury, Small Heath, Smethwick, Southam, Sparkhill, Stafford, Stone-on-Trent, Stone, Stonebridge, Stourbridge, Stratford-on-Avon, Stourport-on-Servern, Sutton Coldfield, Swynnerton


Tamworth, Tenbury Wells, Tipton, Treorchy




Walsall, Washwood Heath, Wellington, West Bromwich, Wednesday, Whitchurch, Willenhall, Willington, Worcester, Wolverhampton



W Taylor (Bevin Boy Archivist)


Midlands Area Records
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