Two letters written to his sister describing action at Menin Road, third Battle of Ypres, Sep 1917, and battle of the Selle, Oct 1918; typescript copies of extracts from The Times relating to the award of his MC, 1917, and bar, 1918; card from Maj Gen Reginald John Pinney, Maj Gen Commanding 33 Div, BEF, commending Bloxham for his distinguished service, 1918; two obituaries cut from newspapers, 1928.
BLOXHAM, Rev John Francis (1873-1928)
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- ReferenceGB 99 KCLMA Bloxham
- Dates of Creation1917-1918, 1928
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file
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Administrative / Biographical History
Born in 1873; educated at Winchester College, Exeter College, Oxford and Ely Theological College; ordained in 1897; served at St Agnes, Kennington, 1897-1902, St Andrew's, Worthing, 1902-1904, St Cyprian's, Marylebone, 1902-1905 and St Mary's, Graham Street, 1905-1922; appointed as Chaplain to the Forces and served on the Western Front, 1916-1918; Vicar of St Saviour's, Hoxton, 1922-1927; died in 1928.
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