1. Is war ever justified?

  • Further examples of recruitment posters, and other ww1 resources
  • Captain David Jones’s correspondence, and other letters from soldiers (National Library of Wales)
  • Quotes from Oliver Powell and Saunders Lewis from the book Wales and the First World War, Robin Barlow (Gomer 2014)

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2. Is it cowardly to refuse to fight?

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3. Who do you believe?

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4. Should you always follow the beliefs of your friends, your community?

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5. If you think your government is wrong, what do you do?

  • The Pearce Register shows details of court proceedings and outcomes for around 880 individuals in Wales who applied for exemption from the Military Service act.

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6. How do you stand up and be counted?

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7. How can you support soldiers but not war?

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8. Would you go to prison for something you believed in?

  • More information about Emrys Hughes
  • Dyfed Archaeological Trust have recently launched a project called ‘WWI Refusing to Fight: Legacy of Dissent on the Black Mountain’, which includes an exploration of the work on the Llyn y Fan Reservoir. Find out more.

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9. What is your future if you stick to your principles?

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10. How can the actions of one person make a difference?

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11. How do your actions follow your beliefs?

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