A Conscript's Experiences of Training and War, 1916-1918 by Chris Payne.
From 01 April 2017 13:30 until 16:00
Posted by Christopher Page
Categories: Yorkshire (West Riding)
Chris Payne’s talk looks at the background and procedures of conscription, training and experiences of war on the Western Front during late 1917 until the Armistice. It is based on letters home from a conscript who served with the 62nd Division.
(Pic: IWM Q30069. New recruits have their kit fitted).
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