Story: First World War

Great War Stories: Mark Briggs

Mark Briggs, like Archibald Baxter, was one of the 14 conscientious objectors sent to the Western Front in the hope of getting them to change their mind. Watch this Great War Story, which describes the treatment suffered by Briggs.

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Ian McGibbon, 'First World War - Home front, 1917 to 1918', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 September 2022)

Story by Ian McGibbon, published 20 Jun 2012