Long, Douglas Nevill

Dates:

Address:
15 Westbourne Road, Forest Hill

He was 24 in 1916 and was employed as a Timber merchant’s Assistant Manager. His brother Kenneth Yorke who was also a conscientious objector lived at the same address.

Conscientious Objection during the First World War:
He was exempted from combatant service on religious grounds as a Plymouth Brethren.

War Service:
He was conscripted into the 4th Eastern Company Non combatant corps at Camberwell on 9 June, 1916 and was transferred almost immediately to the 5 Eastern Company.

After the First World War:
He was demobilised on 12 May 1919.

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


Ann O'Brien, Volunteer Lewisham Local History and Archives Centre, May 2016

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