Countdown to Peace – an exhibition for WW1

13 days until Armistice

Brothers in Arms

Andrew Nugee Andrew was severely wounded in the fierce fighting following the Germans’ first use of liquid fire flamethrowers at Hooge, within one week of reaching the Front.  In 1921 he took Holy Orders and served as a vicar for the rest of his life, including as Chaplain to St Dunstan’s Hostel for servicemen blinded in WW1.

Today we feature: Telegrams. Long-awaited, deeply dreaded: The call-up telegram, 11 July 1915; The parents’ telegram – ‘your wounded son is now back in England’, 3 September 1915