Canada at War: THE SERVICES: Christadelphian

Eddie Corstorphine, Scottish-born Presbyterian, got a conscientious objector's discharge from the Canadian Navy after four and a half years of war at sea. He had met & married Phyllis Lawrence of Guelph, Ont. She had converted him to Christadelphianism, a 96-year-old. Brooklyn-born faith which does not tolerate killing, prohibits military service "until the return of the Lord Jesus Christ to earth."

National Selective Service officials, convinced that Corstorphine is a genuine convert and "not just trying to get out of the Navy," decided to assign him to some sort of noncombat work.


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