Long, Kenneth Yorke


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.

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

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

This wiki is still being developed and subject to change. Please bear with us until it is completed. If you have any suggestions for improvements or inclusions please let us know. Click here to contact us


by Local History and Archives Centre, Lewisham and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License