King, Wilfred George

Dates:
He was born in 1893 and was aged 26 in 1916.

Address:
300 Evelyn Street, Deptford

The 1911 Census shows him living at this address with his father James George and his mother Isabel. His father worked as a general labourer in the Admiralty Victualing Yard in Rotherhide.

Wilfred worked as a clerk with the co-operative wholesale department and he was a member of the Dulwich Branch of the No-Conscription Fellowship in 1915.

Conscientious Objection during the First World War:
We have no information about his experience during the war.

After the First World War:
He married Flora Francis Kennedy on 17 March, 1923 at All Saints, Deptford.

Source:
Cyril Pearce, University of Leeds, Pearce Register of British Conscientious Objectors


Ann O'Brien, Volunteer at Lewisham Local History and Archives Centre, November 2014.

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