9 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: Appointment as a 2nd Lieutenant in the New Army, 2 November 1914. Addressed to Magdalen College, Oxford, where he had just taken up residence as an undergraduate.