First World War Conscientious Objector Workshop

In May 2016 the Everyday Lives in War Centre held a workshop to explore the experience of conscientious objectors before the Military Tribunals during the First World War. This event followed on from...

First World War Military Tribunal Workshop

In September 2015 the Everyday Lives in War Centre held an event which looked at the role played by the military tribunal following the introduction of conscription in 1916. Click here for links to s...

The Preacher and the Conscientious Objector

Dr Jacqueline Sarsby is a social anthropologist, oral historian and photographer. She was a full-time lecturer at the University of Kent before going free-lance. Among other books, she is the author ...

Middlesex Military Service Appeal Tribunal 1916-18

To mark the centenary of the introduction of compulsory conscription, the National Archives would like to remind everybody that the records of the Middlesex Military Service appeal tribunal are onlin...

Researching the Military Tribunals in Warwickshire

Phil Spinks is researching the story of the military tribunals in Warwickshire. In this article he explores the way in which his research began and how it has developed over the past 15 years.