Letters from the Western Front

“Socks are in great demand when the weather is bad and mud is everywhere, and the mitts and woollen headgear are desirable if not essential, when the weather is cold”, Private R.V. Palmer

The Archive of the Month of the Church of Ireland Representative Church Body Library in Dublin for December 2012 tells the story of letters from the Western Front received by Revd Arthur Barton, Rector of Dundela parish in Belfast, from parishioners serving in the Army who had received Christmas parcels through a parish scheme.

More at http://ireland.anglican.org/about/158

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