|Statement||by Henry Carter.|
|Contributions||Council of Christian Pacifist Groups.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||12|
Search case papers from the Middlesex Appeal Tribunal and a sample from the Central Appeal Tribunal in London. The case papers are for those applying for exemption from conscription and include conscientious objectors. Browse MH 47 for minute books and letter books of the tribunal. While looking through a site recently i came across an article regarding objectors and how they did other work as they did not want to fight, i wonder what the percentage of these men were during ww1 and ww2 and whether attitudes were different towards them during both wars. What kinds of . Thousands of men claiming to be conscientious objectors were questioned by the Military Service Tribunals, but very few were exempted from all war service. The vast majority were designated to fight or to join the Non-Combatant Corps (NCC), specially created exclusively for COs. For those accepted as having genuine moral or religious objections. 1a. Conscientious objection to war 1b. The Military Service Tribunals 1c. Opposition to conscription CHAPTER 2: METHODOLOGY AND APPROACH 2a. Methodology 2b. Approach CHAPTER 3: OXFORD AND ITS TRIBUNALS 3a. Oxford in 3b. The Oxfordshire Tribunals CHAPTER 4: THE OXFORD CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS 4a. The Oxfordshire conscientious objectors 4b.
Conscientious Objection Tribunals were set up to deal with claims for exemption, but this time there were no military representatives acting as prosecutors. Most importantly, the Tribunals were willing to grant absolute exemption. Over the next six years a total of 59, people in Britain registered as Conscientious Objectors (COs). The gap between the recorded figures of women conscientious objectors and the numbers who self-identified with the category is explained by the restricted definition of conscientious objection used by government and tribunals compared with that operated by . WALTER BONE - Walter Bone was a book finisher and binder living in Birkenhead when conscription was introduced in Under the group system, where men were called up in discrete batches according to age and marital status, Walter, a 38 year old married man, was faced with conscription in early and it took until June for him to have a Tribunal hearing. Stories of British conscientious objectors. A quieter life. The chairman, Sir Artemus-Jones, at the north Wales conscientious objectors' tribunal at Caenarvon yesterday, read a .
Published in Solidarity , 9 March Once the Military Service Act come into force in , men aged had to apply to a Military Tribunal if they believed that they had a reason not to be drafted. The majority had health, work or family reasons, but 2% were Conscientious Objectors (COs): men who objected to military service because they objected to war. A fuller (and more compelling) telling of Doss's story (including Doss, several of his former platoon members, and others, speaking on camera) is contained in the near-two hour documentary by Terry Benedict, THE CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR: The Story of An American Hero, produced two years before Doss's death in Reviews: Book Review Shaun Leochko Amy J. Shaw, Crisis of Conscience, Conscientious Objection in Canada during the First World War (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, ). Amy J. Shaws’ Crisis of Conscience is a study of conscientious objection Reviews: 1. It uses the Mid-Staffs Appeal Tribunal Papers from Stafford Record Office as its starting point. Such papers were usually destroyed, but these surviving papers contain the statements submitted by the conscientious objectors and the response made by the tribunals, both the local tribunal and appeal tribunal.