The Trial of Benjamin Hart.
A talk presented by Dr John Greenacre, First World War Centenary Project Coordinator from University Campus Suffolk
Private Benjamin Hart of the Suffolk Regiment was a Territorial soldier from Ipswich. Having lived and fought for months on the Western Front Private Hart was arrested and tried for desertion. John Greenacre examines the trial and verdict of Benjamin Hart and wider aspects of British military justice during the First World War.
This season, the New Wolsey Theatre will be taking part in a global commemoration to remember the lives of those who lived, fought and died in the First World War.
IWM (Imperial War Museums) are leading the First World War Centenary Partnership, a network of cultural and educational organisations, and these events will be listed along with many others across the country.
Find out more at www.1914.org