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With our Fighting Men

The story of their faith, courage, endurance in the Great War

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Author: W.E. Sellers
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 63,881 / 187 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.4
LoC Category: BR
Downloads: 645
Added to site: 2010.11.01 29432
Genres: Religion, War, History

The story I am about to tell is one of surpassing interest. It is the story of Christian life, work, and heroism among our troops at the front. I hope and pray that the story recorded in these pages may quicken interest in Christian work among soldiers and sailors, and so help to extend the kingdom of Christ.

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Parson's son, lawyer's son, son of the parish squire, Garden hand, stable hand, hand from the smithy fire, Counter boy, office boy, boy from the dock and mine, Eat together, sleep together, follow the drum in line.

And the young women would have gone too, if they could. It went hard in those days with a sweetheart who was not disposed to volunteer. And the young women did go. The rush of volunteer nurses was tremendous and had to be checked. We shall hear of their good work as we progress.

Aldershot was taken by storm by Kitchener's Army. At one time there were a hundred and fifty thousand men in the camp. Seeing that the barrack accommodation in the camp is not for many more than fifteen thousand in normal times, it was evident that the only way to meet the new conditions was to create a canvas city, and a canvas city it became. There were many miles of tents.

It was a sight indeed to see Kitchener's Army drill. The rush was far too great to be met by the Army cloth



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