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[FORBES (Rev. E.A.)] Vermelles: Notes on the Western Front by a Chaplain. With an Introductory Chapter by The Bishop of Glasgow & Galloway. [ix]+vi+88pp., 7 illus., 2 maps (one fldg.). Edinburgh: "The Scottish Chronicle Press" (For the Author). 1918  #59593
[HLMainPic] Excellent impressions of a chaplain in France 1915, inc. Battle of Loos. Discusses his experiences & role ministering to troops, & the difficulties of following religion such as when he entered Vermelles church to pray & found a sign "This is an Artillery Observation Post Please Keep Away." Memoir printed privately in three bindings: paper, brown cloth & superior white cloth (of which this is an example). Appealing & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £85

     




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