CHRISTIAN SOLDIER The Life of Lt. Col. Bernard William Vaan, V.C., M.C., and Bar, Croix de Guerre avec palmes

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This biography is very well written, engaging and clear. It is well illustrated with maps and photographs and draws upon a wide range of original sources. Lieutenant Colonel the Rev Bernard William Vann, VC, MC & Bar, Croix de Guerre avec palme, was one of only three Anglican clergymen to command an infantry battalion on the Western Front in the Great War and he was the only Church of England cleric to win the Victoria Cross as a combatant. His gallantry award of the Victoria Cross together with the Military Cross and Bar were the highest recorded by any individual in The War List of Cambridge University.He excelled as a soldier setting a high standard for his men and his fearlessness was legendary in his brigade.

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