Donald Pleasence was initially a conscientious objector, but later changed his stance and was commissioned into the Royal Air Force, serving with 166 Squadron, RAF Bomber Command. His Avro Lancaster was shot down on 31 August 1944, during a raid on Agenville. He was taken prisoner and placed in a German prisoner-of-war camp, where he produced and acted in plays. -- He later played Flight Lt. Colin Blythe in The Great Escape .
Conscientious objectors during WWI, at a labour camp in Dyce Quarry.
DOSS DESMOND: (1919-2006) United States Army Corporal, Combat Medic in World War II. The only conscientious objector to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor medal during World War II. The subject of film director Mel Gibson's World War II drama, Hacksaw Ridge (2016). The image depicting Doss, in full length pose, receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor from President Truman. Signed ('Desmond J. Doss')