First World War

150,000 Primitive Methodists served in the war, and 15,000 died. Some became stretcher bearers, others refused to kill and were imprisoned for their beliefs.

We will be collecting and sharing information about them on these pages.

Their stories are also being told in an exhibition: 'Blood and Guts: a community at war', on display at Englesea Brook Museum of Primitive Methodism, from 3 April 2014.

You can also find out about Wesleyan Methodists and war memorials.