#whitefeather diaries


A prison diet

24 March, 2016 - 18:16 -- ElizabethP

John wrote a great deal about prison conditions in his letters home. As the war went on prison rations were cut severely. One unnamed conscientious objector described the effects in a letter written in 1918.


24 March, 2016 - 17:51 -- ElizabethP

Last week we saw John sentenced to six months’ hard labour. He began the sentence at Wormwood Scrubs. He was in the prison for only three weeks. He wrote a description of life there shortly afterwards. 

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