Conscription and recruitment during the First World War – conference at Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, 25 August 2017
Conscription and recruitment during the First World War
PRONI is pleased to invite you to a half day conference exploring the background to conscription in both Ireland and Britain during the First World War on 25 August 2017 at 2.00 pm until 4.00 pm.
This conference will examine how conscription was implemented in the UK, resisted in Ireland, and how recruitment continued throughout 1918.
Dr Timothy Bowman from the Univeristy of Kent – The Conscription crisis Ireland and revival of voluntary recruiting, March to November 1918
Bruno Longmore from the National Records of Scotland – Military Service Appeal Tribunal records for Edinburgh and the Lothians
Dr Mario Draper from the University of Kent – Conscription in Europe, c. 1870-1918
Admission is FREE, please register to book via Eventbrite
The Heritage Cafe at PRONI will be open from 9.30 am to 3.00 pm
For more information visit the PRONI website