Bri Nutella
Bri Nutella thanked Didge Doo's answer

We've had conscription three times: During both world wars, and peace time conscription to "National Service" during the 1950s, which extended on into the Vietnam War.

It was immensely unpopular with the majority of  those who were conscripted, and with their families. It's a certain vote loser.

My personal experience was good. The timing was lucky -- … Read more