King, Wilfred George

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

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. The Pearce Register of British Conscientious Objectors shows him as being a member of the Dulwich Branch of the No-Conscription Fellowship in 1915, but gives no further information.

Conscientious Objection during the First World War:
There is no information available about his experiences during the war.

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

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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