From Volunteer to Conscript

Brian Thomson is a local historian with a particular interest in the story of Croxley Green and the wider Rickmansworth area. His most recent publication is Croxley Green in the First World War, whic...

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.

Military Service Tribunals Workshop

2016 will see the centenary of the Military Service Act in Great Britain.  In anticipation of a heightened interest in conscription, we will be holding a free workshop looking at the challenges faced...

Conscientious Objection and Military Tribunals

Military Tribunals and the First World War An introduction to their value as a source for the local historian. Contributed by Julie Moore In January 1916 the British Parliament passed the first of th...