BLOXHAM, Rev John Francis (1873-1928)

Scope and Content

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.

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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Access Information

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1984.

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Conditions Governing Use

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.