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Articles > 2017 > 21 April > Reviews > Book reviews >

The Christian Soldier by Charles Beresford

Michael Wheeler on a priest who was killed in action in 1918

The Christian Soldier: The life of Lt. Col. Bernard William Vann, VC, MC and Bar, Croix de Guerre avec palmes
Charles Beresford
Helion & Co. £25
(978-1-910777-31-2)
Church Times Bookshop £22.50

 

 

DURING the First World War, more than 500 Anglican clergymen joined the army other than as chaplains. At least 164 of these men served as infantrymen, of whom 36 are known to have died (27 ...

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