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60955: Soldier's pocket Bible

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posted on 2024-02-18, 21:39 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

Front cover and flyleaf of a soldier's pocket Bible. Printed on the cover in gold is: ' "Active Service" Testament 1914'. The left-hand page of the flyleaf bears a message from Lord Roberts beginning "I ask you to put your trust in God. " The right-hand page is inscribed: "From the Rev. C. Moore [or possibly Moon] Rector of Trusthorpe 1914." and then, in a different hand: "To J W[?] Wray 1050 D Coy". Part of a collection relating to Robert Rafton, deposited by his great-niece.

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Identifier

9504.cpd| 7603.jpg|GWA_6667_DSC06358.jpg 7604.jpg|GWA_6668_DSC06359.jpg

Subject

Rafton, Robert

Date

1914

Date Created

01/07/1914

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1914

Source

Book

Medium

Mixed

Type

Publication

Pages

1, 2

Number of Pages

2

Contributor

Meriel Patrick | Meriel Patrick | Mrs Catherine Bird

Submission Event

Ferrens Art Gallery, Hull Submission Day, 31st May 2008

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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