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HRWWPF
1 October 2018Feature

A walk exploring the history of Haringey’s First World War conscientious objectors

First World War postcard ridiculing conscientious objectors. Courtesy of Cyril Pearce.

The text below is from Conscientious Objection Remembered, a booklet produced by Haringey First World War Peace Forum. The booklet tells the story of the 350 men in Haringey, a borough in North London, who refused to fight in the First World War. The booklet also contains background information about Haringey 100 years ago and a two-mile walk through Haringey (which goes past houses where…