Alfred Evans papers

Scope and Content

Bound typescript recollections, made in the recording unit of A.T.V. for the production of their film "The Saints Go Marching In" (n.d.); Miscellaneous photocopied papers relating to the Army and the RAMC (Royal Army Medical Corps) (1915-1917); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (May 1973); 2 postcards to Peter Liddle [1973; n.d.]; 18 photographs (ca. 1914-1916, n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Alfred W. Evans (b. 1895), a Roman Catholic conscientious objector, initially applied to serve with the RAMC (Royal Army Medical Corps), but was placed with a non-combatant Corps attached to the 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, before being forcibly sent to France, court-martialled, and sentenced to death, commuted to ten years penal servitude.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted


In English

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

Tapes 27 and 82: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in May 1973.