Countdown to Peace – an exhibition for WW1

11 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: Passport. This allowed his father to travel to the military hospital at Le Touquet. He mother also travelled out and stayed to nurse him in the hospital for several weeks. She missed her daughter’s wedding to do this.