Monthly Archives: February 2012

Conscientious Objectors

The term ‘conscientious objector’, or ‘CO’ for short, was first used during the First World War to describe those who refused to fight in the armed forces on moral grounds. In 1916, conscription was introduced, meaning that all young men … Continue reading

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This section of the museum refers to the idea of Remembrance – that is remembering those who have died in wars throughout history. ┬áThe idea of remembrance grew out of the First World War as something had to be done … Continue reading

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