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David Thackeray

going into khaki during the early stages of the conflict.12 Unionist Party constituency associations also lost many of their supporters to the war effort and met rarely during the conflict.13 By contrast, female Unionism remained a relatively coherent force; women formed the backbone of many patriotic voluntary organisations established to aid the war effort. The First World War played an important role in remoulding the identity of British Unionism and enabling it to develop a wider appeal than it had experienced before 1914. Unionists increasingly came to distance

in Conservatism for the democratic age