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'Conscientious Objectors, S.Staffs & Black Country 1916- 1918' with Gerry Barton


The Military Service Act 1916 introduced conscription for the first time and provided an appeal process for those claiming exemption.  In 1921, the Government ordered the appeal tribunal papers to be destroyed, but in 2014, large quantities were found in the Stafford Record Office.  This talk is based on our book Who Does Want To Kill Anyone?, wr…