Reverend Edward Noel Mellish VC, c1916, (c1920).. Creator: Unknown.

Reverend Edward Noel Mellish VC, c1916, (c1920)..  Creator: Unknown.

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Reverend Edward Noel Mellish VC, c1916, (c1920). Portrait of the 'Fighting Parson' - British army chaplain Noel Mellish (1880-1962), was 'awarded the Victoria Cross for rescuing Wounded Men under Fire' at St Eloi in Flanders during the First World War. 'Under continuous and heavy shell and machine-gun fire he brought in ten badly wounded men on the first day, seeming to bear a charmed life. On the second day the battalion to which he was attached was relieved, but he went back and brought in twelve more wounded men'. From "The Great World War: A History", Volume V, edited by Frank A Mumby. [The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd, London, c1920]

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People Information

  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
  1. Noel Mellish: British: Soldier, army chaplain, priest
People Related
  1. Frank Arthur Mumby: : Author, writer, journalist, historian, editor
  2. Gresham Publishing Company: : Publishers, publisher

  1. Photograph

Picture Type
  1. Portrait

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History & Politics War & Military Wars, Battles & Events

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3967x5530
File Size : 64,271kb


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