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The Christian Soldier by Charles Beresford

Event

Title:
The Christian Soldier by Charles Beresford
When:
Fri, 20. July 2018, 19:00
Where:
Kettering,
Category:
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Description

The Christian Soldier by Charles Beresford - a
talk about the life of Lt. Col. the Rev. Bernard
Vann, VC, MC & Bar, Croix de Guerre, at
St Peter and St Paul Church, Sheep Street,
Kettering, NN16 0AY. Bernard Vann was born
in Rushden in 1877 and was the only ordained
clergyman to win the Victoria Cross in the Great
War as a combatant and was killed six weeks
before the end of the conflict bravely leading his
battalion forward in another attack. He played
amateur football for Northampton Town, Burton
and Derby County and was also the Chaplain of
Wellingborough School before volunteering in
August 1939. Tickets £8 from the pay point at
Kettering Library. All welcome.


Venue

Location:
Kettering Library
City:
Kettering

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