Postcard of Army Scripture Reader Rice
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|Title||Postcard of Army Scripture Reader Rice|
|Notes||Noted as 'A great man'. The Army Scripture Readers undertook pastoral and missionary work among the troops, and all were or had been serving soldiers. |
[Editor note: the SASRA have contacted the collection to provide some further details about Army Scripture Reader Rice: ASR Henry Rice, born 18 March 1855 Stoke-in-Teignhead, Devon. No record of his regiment. He was quite old when he joined SASRA at 60yrs.]
Part of the photograph and scrap album of Revd. Leonard Thomas Pearson, Army Chaplain's Department (attached No. 44 Casualty Clearing Station), discovered in a skip and deposited with the Bodleian Library. Revd. Pearson was interviewed by Lyn Macdonald for her book 'The Roses of No Man's Land', which contains two extracts and a photograph.
|Item Date||1914 - 1918|
|Item medium||Photographic paper|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Stuart Lee|
|Contributed on the behalf of||P Vainker|