Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Conscription Comes to Britain, 1916

For the centenary of the introduction of conscription, here is a list of relevant posts on this blog about those who resisted the state's assumption of the right to takeover, and in many case take, their lives (with particular reference to the London Borough of Ealing), with a note of their "tags".

In reverse order of publication (with links to the most popular/ most viewed so far):

13/10/2015 An Ealing Conscientious Objector’s Work of National Importance (asylums, Conscientious Objectors, Ealing local history, First World War, work of national importance)

01/09/2015 Ealing’s WW1 COs: Five More from Hanwell. (Appeal Tribunals, Conscientious Objectors, First World War, Hanwell local history)

13/08/2015 Ealing’s Conscientious Objectors: A successful appeal. (Archibald Montague Mather, Conscientious Objectors, Ealing Local Tribunal, First World War, Middlesex County Times)

02/07/2015 Ealing’s Conscientious Objectors: Hanwell (continuing) (Conscientious Objectors, First World War, George Brodie, Hanwell Local Tribunal)

15/06/2015 Neighbours in Refusal to Bear Arms. (Conscientious Objectors, First World War, Hanwell local history, Hanwell Local Tribunal)

31/05/2015 Brothers in Refusal to Bear Arms. (Conscientious Objectors, First World War, Hanwell local history, Hanwell Local Tribunal, Langford Jones)

15/05/2015 For COs’ Day, May 15 (anti-conscription, anti-militarism, Book review, Conscientious Objectors, First World War)

04/03/2015 A Look Around Ealing’s First World War Dissidents. (Conscientious Objectors, Ealing local history, First World War)

20/01/2015 A Clear-Sighted Optician: "War neither sensible nor satisfactory". (Alfred Melhuish, Conscientious Objectors, Ealing Local Tribunal, First World War)

13/01/2015 Musician Against Conscription and the Dance of Death, Spring 1916. (Appeal Tribunals, Conscientious Objectors, film composer, First World War, John D. H. Greenwood)

21/12/2014 Seeking Absolute Exemption in WW1: a Case from Acton. (Acton local history, Appeal Tribunals, Conscientious Objectors, First World War, Percy Carter)

04/12/2014 From Ealing to Dyce and Dartmoor: a Third Man in the Picture. (Appeal Tribunals, Conscientious Objectors, Dyce camp, Ealing local history, First World War, Fred Bromberger)

28/11/2014 Ealing’s Conscientious Objectors: Case Study No. 5 (Conscientious Objectors, Ealing local history, First World War, Southall, William Burr)

16/10/2014 Ealing’s Alternative First World War Heroes: Part 2.  (Conscientious Objectors, Ealing local history, First World War, Oscar Ricketts)

10/11/2014 Ealing’s Conscientious Objectors: A Partial Overview. (Conscientious Objectors, Ealing local history, First World War, Pearce Register)

05/11/2014 Ealing’s Conscientious Objectors: Case Study No. 3 (Conscientious Objectors, Ealing local history, First World War, Hanwell local history, Morley Jones)

15/10/2014 Timeline for WW1 COs (anti-conscription, Conscientious Objectors, First World War, grounds for exemption)

06/10/2014 Ealing’s Alternative First World War Heroes: Part 1. (Alfred Evans, anti-conscription, anti-militarism, Conscientious Objectors, Ealing local history, First World War)

16/10/2014 Ealing’s Alternative First World War Heroes: Part2. (Conscientious Objectors, Ealing local history, First World War, Oscar Ricketts)

29/09/2014 COMING SHORTLY: Alternative War Heroes 1916. (anti-conscription, anti-militarism, Conscientious Objectors, Ealing local history, First World War)

03/09/2014 Another Appeal against Conscription, 1916-1918. (Alfred Evans, anti-conscription, anti-militarism, Conscientious Objectors, First World War, Southall)

01/09/2014  Appeal against Conscription, 1916. (anti-conscription, anti-militarism, Appeal Tribunals, Conscientious Objectors, First World War, Oscar Ricketts)

25/07/2014 A Pacifist’s Parody on Kipling’s “If” (anti-conscription, First World War, poetry) - 



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