He was born in Stratford and was 21 in 1916
Edwin Wedge (or possibly Widge) lived in Catford as did his brother Alfred who was also a conscientious objector. The family address in the 1911 census was 47 Heygate Avenue, Southend on Sea.
Edwin worked as a turner from 24 October 1917. He found the work too heavy, but his request for a transfer was refused.
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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