Recruiting to the forces during the Great War – a look at Carmarthenshire

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

02/07/2014 1:15pm - 02/07/2014 2:15pm


National Library of Wales
Penglais Road
Ceredigion SY23 3BU


A look at a key aspect of the Great War: the recruitment campaign. For the first year of the war, there were plenty of men enlisting in the forces, but in 1916, for the first time in modern British history, a regime of conscription had to be introduced. Get a glimpse of the recruitment methods used in

Wales, the politics behind them and the arrangements put in place for conscription.

Free admission by booking a ticket through the website above. Event in Welsh with simultaneous translation