Age not known
Charles Smith lived in Lewisham and was a tram conductor.
Conscientious Objection during the First World War:
He was a Christadelphian who was exempted from military service by referral from the Army Council (War Office Reg. P.116) to the Pelham Committee to undertake of national importance.
Charles was employed under the scheme from 4 April, 1917 until 28 November, 1918. Initially he did farm work in Catford and then market garden work at the Flower House Asylum, in Catford
After the First World War:
Cyril Pearce, University of Leeds, Pearce Register of British Conscientious Objectors
(information from the Pelham Committee Minutes in T.E. Harvey Friends House/Temp.Mss 835)
Ann O'Brien, Volunteer Lewisham Local History and Archives Centre, October 2015
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