British civilian absolutist religious conscientious objector imprisoned in Feltham Borstal, 1944-1945
REEL 1 Family background; becoming a Jehovah's Witness. Neutral stance towards war. Harshening attitudes and penalties as war progressed. Call-up, court case, attitude of officials and borstal sentence. Transit to and conditions at Feltham Borstal 1944. Separation of conscientious objectors due to earlier ill treatment by other offenders; case of William Heard. Daily work; attitudes of prison officers. Second sentence. Advice from father. Communication with home. Experiences strengthening faith. Prejudice against Jehovah's Witnesses. Explanation of neutral but non-pacifist position.