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Great Uncle Fred"s war an illustrated diary, 1917-1920 by Fred Mills

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Published by Pryor Publications in Whitstable, Kent, England .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Mills, Fred, 1883-1978 -- Diaries.,
  • Great Britain. Army -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, British.,
  • Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Diaries.

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Edition Notes

Statementresearched and edited by Alan Pryor and Jenifer K. Woods.
ContributionsPryor, Alan., Woods, Jenifer K.
LC ClassificationsD640 .M49 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 97 p. :
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2767300M
ISBN 100946014043
LC Control Number86125940

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Bress his holy name.” There are thousands like uncle Fred, who are thirsting for the water of life; but the law forbids it, and the churches withhold it. Here we see the value of the Word of God in one man’s life. Uncle Fred and Harriet Jacobs risked beatings, imprisonment, and great dangers so that Fred could receive the “waters of life.”.   Fred’s War tells the extraordinary story of the 1st Cameronians who achieved notoriety for selling the Great War’s earliest front line photographs, and Fred Davidson, their year-old medical officer, one of the first doctors to win the Military Cross. His pictures are seen here for the first time, alongside those taken by his friend. Page 10 - In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amidst the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved, and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields. ‎.   My Great Uncle Died During World War 2, and I've Just Found his Diary (p) submitted 1 year ago by SpookySpaceSpirit My grandfather Fredrick is an old fashioned man, and doesn't speak much about the past.

The debut novel of former army machine gunner Kevin Powers, the book was listed as one of The New York Times' Most Notable Books of and also picked up .   Remembering Great Uncle Fred: A soldier from the Great War – no longer forgotten. Posted on November 4, by David Allen Lambert Thanks to Patricia Greber’s “ Let’s Honour our Military Ancestors in November “ Challenge – I thought I might share another World War I veteran story which only ended last year. ANON MR PUNCHS HISTORY OF THE GREAT WAR CASSELL HB GOOD (some staining to pages) £ ANON GREAT UNCLE FREDS WAR, PRYOR PUBLICATIONS , HB (Quarto), g cond £ ASCOLI D THE MONS STAR, HARRAP, HB, g cond (flyleaf missing), good £ BROWN MALCOLM THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM BOOK OF .   The result is an intimate snapshot of history that puts the Great War firmly into focus. Verdict: 4/5 Fred's War: A Doctor In The Trenches by Andrew Davidson (Short Books, £20) is available at.