Military Service in 1916

This event has finished Took place on: Monday, 21st Nov 2016

In January 1916 the Military Service Act was passed into law, enforcing compulsory military service on British society for the first time in modern history.

The Act allowed for exemption from conscription via a series of local and county Tribunals.

Using the case papers from the Middlesex County Appeal Tribunal, available from The National Archives, this talk will explore the many different reasons for seeking exemption, underlining the wider social impact of WWl.

Cost: Free of Charge


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Europe/London Military Service in 1916 How did men avoid the 1916 military draft? David Langrish will explore some of the reasons for seeking exemption. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2016/11/21/military-service-in-1916-116005 Museum of London,150 London Wall, London,,London

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150 London Wall, London, London, EC2Y 5HN

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