Smith, Charles H.

Dates:
Age not known

Address:
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.

War Service:
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:

Source:
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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