4 Nelgarde Road, Catford
He was 31 in 1916, was single and worked as a clerk. His mother Frances is shown as his next of kin on his enlistment forms.
Conscientious Objection during the First World War:
Alfred was exempted from combatant service as a Plymouth Brethren.
He was conscripted into the Non-combatant Corps on 22 March, 1916. It seems he may have been allocated to the Bedford regiment initially but he was transferred within 2 days to the 1 Eastern company of the NCC.
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, 24 May, 2016
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