Weekend Read: Teenagers in Northern Ireland who turn 18 this year grew up after the signing of the Belfast Agreement, in 1998, and have known only peacetime. Ten of them talk about their lives, attitudes and expectations
(thanks chris for the link)
Source: Children of the new Northern Ireland
ForcesWatch report calls on UK military to stop recruiting minors altogether, as armed forces bill due for third reading
Source: Army urged to stop using armed teenagers to guard barracks | UK news | The Guardian
On the evening of 22 December 1915, a young British subaltern called Roland Leighton was mortally wounded as he went out ahead of his platoon to inspect the barbed wire in front of trenches at Hébuterne on the Western Front.
Source: Children have no place in the British army | Mark Bostridge | Opinion | The Guardian