He was 34 in 1918 he was married and worked as an Accountant.
Conscientious Objection during the First World War:
His grounds for exemption are unknown.
Alternative Service during the war:
He worked under the terms of the of Work of National Importance under the Pelham Committee from 12 December 1916 until 22 October 1918 in the audit dept. of the YMCA*
After the First World War:
Cyril Pearce, University of Leeds, Pearce Register of British Conscientious Objectors where he gives as his source *Harvey, T. Edmund, Temp Mss 835, held by The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Friends House, 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ. The Pelham Committee minutes often hold very brief details of applicants referred by the Military Service Tribunals to them.
Ann O'Brien, Volunteer Lewisham Local History and Archives Centre
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