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06 Oct 1916
816820 - CWGC Website
19th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
Thiepval Memorial
Albert Hall Methodist Mission booklet No 16 ‘The War and Christian Confession’ being extracts from soldiers’ letters with an introduction by the Rev H Gifford Oyston, dated November 1915. Price one penny. Published by Woodliff Bros, Nottingham.Soldiers Serving in the Trenches: ‘I am writing to you during a rest from the trenches. It is a great treat to get the hymns you sent us in the trenches. Services are impossible, and we have to make services as best we can with hymns and prayers, and then we go to our duties with a different feeling, believing God is with us and will lead us.’ [WT]. (Nottinghamshire Archives, NC/MR,14/312)
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