This is the story of the 30,490 men that left Dundee to fight in the First World War and of the people left at home.
Marking Conscientious Objectors Awareness Week in Dundee
18th May 2018 - 19th May 2018
At a time when fighting for King & Country meant everything, to make a stand against war was not an easy decision. Learn what it meant to be a Conscientious Objector during WW1, and about the men who took that stance.
Join us for this series of Free events:
‘Communities of Resistance: Some new thoughts on British War Resisters 1914-1918′. British Conscientious Objection at the time of the First World War
Cyril Pearce – Abertay Historical Society & Great War Dundee Evening Lecture
Date: Friday 18 May – 6.30 to 20.15 (lecture starts 7.00 pm prompt)
Location: Dalhousie Building, Lecture Theatre 1, University of Dundee
Tickets: This is a FREE event. Tickets available through Eventbrite
War, Conscription and Conscientious Objection 1914-1919
Date: Saturday 10.30-3.00 May 19, 2018
Location: Dalhousie Building, Room 1LG03, University of Dundee
Tickets: This is a FREE Event – including refreshments and light buffet lunch – Tickets available through Eventbrite
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