Howard Martin
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The conscientious objectors of WW1

One hundred years ago this month, military conscription became all-but compulsory in the UK.

World War One was going badly and had not even reached its halfway point.

But some men refused to fight.

The BBC's special correspondent Allan Little considers the fate of the conscientious objectors - in particular, a bank clerk from Pinner in Greater London who was prepared to die for his beliefs.

  • 22 Mar 2016
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