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58733: Card from Cologne Garrison Church

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posted on 2024-02-23, 23:00 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

Postcard with purple ribbon binding. Caption reads 'Cologne Garrison Church, C of E, British Army of the Rhine, 1921'. To the interior: 'With every Good Wish from the Senior Chaplain and Members of the Church Council'. Reverse shows insignia of the Royal Army Chaplains' Department.

Volunteer (pre-1908 organisation of the Territorial Force) award for one year efficient service.

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

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Subject

Unknown

Date

1921

Date Created

01/01/1921

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1921

Source

Postcard

Medium

Mixed

Type

Postcard

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4

Number of Pages

4

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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