14,000 draft notices sent to men born in 1800s

…The Selective Service System mistakenly sent notices to more than 14,000 Pennsylvania men born between 1893 and 1897, ordering them to register for the nation’s military draft and warning that failure to do so is “punishable by a fine and imprisonment.”

Chuck Huey, 73, of Kingston, said he got a notice addressed
to his late grandfather Bert Huey, a World War I veteran
who was born in 1894 and died in 1995 at age 100.

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