born 2 May 1884
John Raymond Wilton
42, Queenswood Road Forest Hill.
His Friends Ambulance Unit personnel card shows a previous address of 70 Sydenham Road.
John was 32 in 1916, he was married and worked as a lecturer in mathematics at Sheffield University, He was a member of the Church of England. His father was C.R. Wilton of 42 Hull St. Adelaide South Australia
Conscientious Objection during the First World War:
He appeared before the Military Service Tribunal, in Sheffield on 2 August 1916 and was granted Exemption from Combatant Service conditional on his joining the Friends' Ambulance Unit (FAU).
He joined the FAU on 1 September, 1916 and worked from then at King George's Hospital, London undertaking General Service. On 12 September, 1918 he transferred to Saffron Waldren School again undertaking General Service with the FAU. He was demobbed on 21 January, 1919.
After the First World War:
Cyril Pearce, University of Leeds, Pearce Register of British Conscientious Objectors
Ann O'Brien, Volunteer Lewisham Local History and Archives Centre 23 January, 2017
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