Vingoe, Frederick George

He was born in Bermondsey and was 38 in 1918

Frederick lived at 20 High Street Lewisham and was married with three children. He was a master grocer and dairyman and his business address in the local commercial directory for 1916 is the same as his home address in the 1911 census. He was a Christadelphian.

Conscientious Objection during the First World War:
He was exempted from conscription to undertake 'work of national importance' by the Pelham Committee

War Service:
Frederick is shown in the Pelham Committee minutes of 9 October and 14 November, 1918 as working for Messrs Robertsons at the Garden Shred Works, Catford from August 1918 until November 1918 and he was to be allowed to go home if Robertsons could spare him.

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)
Lewisham, Brockley & Catford Commercial Directory 1916.

Ann O'Brien, Volunteer Lewisham Local History and Archives Centre, 24 October, 2015

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