Long, Kenneth Yorke

Dates:

Address:
15 Westbourne Rd, Forest Hill

He was 18 in 1917 and worked as a clerk. His brother Douglas Nevill who was also a conscientious objector lived at the same address.

Conscientious Objection during the First World War:
He was exempted from combatant duties as a Plymouth Brethren.

War Service:
He was conscripted into the 10 Eastern Non-combatant-Corps on 16 January, 1917 at Camberwell. He was almost immediately transferred to the 9 Eastern on 22 January; to the 6 Eastern from 7 March; and to the 5 Eastern from 8 March 1917. All his service took place at Home

After the First World War:
He was demobbed from the 4 Southern Non combatant Corps on 8 January 1920.

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


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

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