Alfred Evans papers

Archive Collection

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

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed

Related Material

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