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I have just finished reading Letters of a Prisoner by Corder Catchpool, a conscientious objector (CO) during World War I. At that time all males of fighting age were conscripted into the forces. Due to high principles, Cordor objected to war, objected to killing another human. Lest We Forget: Quaker Memories, by Maude Robinson (Friends’ Book Centre, London, England), On Two Fronts: Letters of a Conscientious Objector by Corder Catchpool (reprinted by Garland Publishing Company Inc., New York),
Enlisted in a different fight. Corder Catchpool left the unit and returned to Britain, taking a gardening job at Woodbrooke, the Quaker college in Birmingham. He was conscripted into the army and appeared before a tribunal to assert his conscientious objection. Source: Corder Catchpool, On Two Fronts (Friends' Book Centre, ). Your. I am currently reading Corder Catchpool's book "On Two Fronts". Catchpool was an early FAU member but was one of the ones you mention who resigned when conscription was introduced. My great uncle's cousin John Greeves left at the same time and I though originally though it was in support of Catchpool but it is listed as being through ill health.
Quakers--despite their small numbers--played, and continue to play, an important role in twentieth-century humanitarian relief. Quakers and Nazis: Inner Light in Outer Darkness, a study of how Friends performed under the extreme pressure of a totalitarian regime, will add significantly to our general understanding of Quaker and German history/5(2). 39 Churchill also received a letter from Corder Catchpool, who later claimed that the speech had been a greater turning-point for him than Bell’s letter. Catchpool asked Churchill ‘as Prime Minister of a democratic state’ to authorise a referendum or survey on whether there was popular support for bombing. Churchill made no : Richard Overy.
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On Two Fronts Paperback – January 1, by Corder Catchpool (Author), George Lansbury (Preface), J. Rendel Harris (Foreword) & 0 moreAuthor: Corder Catchpool.
Corder Catchpool. Corder Catchpool was born in Leicester, UK. He was educated at Sidcot Friends' School and at Bootham School in York, then apprenticed as an engineer. During the First World War, Catchpool served voluntarily in the Friends Ambulance Unit (FAU) from to and was awarded the Mons Star.
However, when. Catchpool, Corder, (1 title) Cate, E. Dean (1 title) Cate, James Lea, (1 title) Cate, Phillip Dennis (1 title) Catechetical Guild Educational Society (1 title) Cates, R. (1 title) Catesby, Mark (1 title) Corder Catchpool book, George L.
(1 title) Cathcart, James L. (James Leander), (2 titles) Cathcart, William Hutton, InCatchpool's sister and brother-in-law published his wartime letters in the form of this book, On Two Fronts.
The letters in the first half of the book describe his experiences on and near the front lines with the ambulance service. His letters, often dashed off in haste and interrupted by emergencies, express passion, hope, despair 4/5(1).
Corder Catchpool has an unusual CO story. A dedicated member of the Society of Friends, he volunteered for the Friends Ambulance Unit at the outbreak of war at 29 Corder Catchpool book with his brother, Henry.
Leaving Wanstead and his younger brother Jack (who would join the FAU in ) behind, he went to work in France in June Get this from a library. Indomitable Friend: the life of Corder Catchpool, [William Ravenscroft Hughes].
Corder Catchpool (Catchpool, Corder, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article. Catchpool, Corder, On Two Fronts (London: Headley Bros., ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.
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Corder Catchpool. Edited by his sister with Catchpool, Corder, View full catalog record. Corder Catchpool refusing any service when the Compulsory Military Service Act was passed in in Great Britain. Heserved slightly more than two years in prison after which he published On Two Fronts: Letters of a Conscientious Objector, a memoir about his experiences during the war and in prison.
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Corder Catchpool. George Allen and Unwin Ltd 3rd ed, Originally publishedletters from WW1 Quaker CO who began with FAU, but became absolutist on introduction of conscription.
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Annette Wallis talks about her father, Corder Catchpool, who was born in Leicester and was a World War 1 Conscientious Objector and is the author of. Hughes— Thurston Corder Hughes, 87, on Novem Thurston was born in in Germany under a different name, which he described later as something nationalistic.
He participated in the Hitler Youth Program and was conscripted late in the war to be an anti‐aircraft gunner while still underage.
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Thomas was born on December 4in Colchester, Essex, England. They had 6 children: Edward Catchpool, Anna Catchpool and 4. English Quakers Corder and Gwen Catchpool, around Corder Catchpool served time in prison for being a conscientious objector and refusing to serve in active military duty during World War I.
After the end of World War I, Corder and his wife Gwen moved to Germany to help with relief and reconciliation efforts in Berlin. Learn more about.
Corder Catchpool, On Two Fronts, Headley Brothers Publishers Ltd, first published in and reprinted in by The Friends Book Centre, London, pp.
Books Felicity Goodall 'We Will Not Go To War' The History Press, Stroud Corder Catchpool (–) served in the Friends Ambulance Unit during the First World War, but on the introduction of conscription he returned to England to give his witness as a conscientious objector and was imprisoned for more than two years; later he worked for reconciliation, especially with Germany.
Corder Catchpool. Corder Catchpool is an interesting case study, because his path through the war most clearly exemplifies the complexities of the Quaker stance on service in wartime, and the problems that voluntary medical service in particular could by: 3.
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