Quaker Studies

Quakers in Wales and the First World War

Quaker Studies (2016), 21, (2), 193–212.

Abstract

The commemoration of the First World War has provided an opportunity for Friends to re-examine and re-evaluate their contribution during that conflict, with particular attention to their witness for peace and the challenges it faced. This article focuses on what happened amongst the small number of Quaker men in Wales, looking at both the enlisted and the conscientious objectors.

Quakers in Wales and the First World War

Abstract

The commemoration of the First World War has provided an opportunity for Friends to re-examine and re-evaluate their contribution during that conflict, with particular attention to their witness for peace and the challenges it faced. This article focuses on what happened amongst the small number of Quaker men in Wales, looking at both the enlisted and the conscientious objectors.


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Evans, Owain Gethin