Sidney Collins
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World War One: The cost of choosing not to fight

While the queues which formed at recruitment offices have become part of Great War folklore, many refused to fight on account of their pacifist beliefs

In Derbyshire and Leicestershire many conscientious objectors came from the Quaker religious community and faced fierce condemnation.

  • 06 Aug 2014
  • From the section England