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Effect of War 1914-18: Recruitment and Conscription
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* Extract from a report of a Cabinet meeting written for the King, October 1915
(PRO ref: CAB 37/135/22)
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* PRO ref: CAB 37/ 135/ 22; report of Cabinet meeting, October 1915 *
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Look carefully at this source and consider what it tells you about why conscription was introduced and how people were affected by it. You should consider:
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* What measures do you think Churchill, Landsowne and Curzon would have wanted to bring in? *
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