Cuer, Alfred Lanham

He was born in Stratford and was 22 in 1916

Alfred lived in Catford as did his brother Edwin who was also a conscientious objector. The family address in the 1911 census was 47 Heygate Avenue, Southend on Sea.

Conscientious Objection during the First World War:
He was a Christadelphian who was exempted from conscription under the terms of the 'work of national importance' scheme by the Pelham Committee.

War Service:
Alfred did forestry work from 5 June 1916, but it is not known where.

After the First World War:

Cyril Pearce, University of Leeds, Pearce Register of British Conscientious Objectors
(information from the Pelham Committee Minutes in T.E. Harvey Friends House/Temp.Mss 835)

Ann O'Brien, Volunteer Lewisham Local History and Archives Centre, 24 October 2015

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