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53613: Press cutting detailing 'Angel of Mons' story

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Cutting titled 'An Angelic [......] | Strange Experiences, | The following account is published in the current issue of the 'All Saints', Clifton, Parish Magazine:-'. Details the supposed sighting of Angels by beleaguered British troops during the Battle of Mons, 23rd August 1914.

Part of the photograph and scrap album of Revd. Leonard Thomas Pearson, Army Chaplain's Department (attached No. 44 Casualty Clearing Station), discovered in a skip and deposited with the Bodlian Library. Revd. Pearson was interviewed by Lyn Macdonald for her book 'The Roses of No Man's Land', which contains two extracts and a photograph.

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Identifier

4084.jpg| GWA_2472_riceangelofmons.jpg|

Subject

Unknown

Date

1914 - 1918

Date Created

01/08/1914

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1918

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Type

Publication

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Stuart Lee | P Vainker

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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