Genuine Conscientious Conviction
The Tribunals forced those with religious objections to war to prove "Genuine Conscientious Conviction." The objection in this letter was upheld.
The appellant in this case declared that he was unable to take the oath to obey the King in all his commands and obey God at the same time; and that God forbids the swearing of oaths. He was prepared to do work of national importance where his life was at risk, but only such work as he felt was in God's will.
The majority of appeals on the grounds of conscientious objection were upheld and the men were passed for non-combatant services. [C/C/M/4/2]
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