Woodbine Willie

an Anglican incident, being some account of the life and times of Geoffrey Anketell Studdert Kennedy, poet, prophet, seeker after truth, 1883-1929 by Purcell, William Ernest

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton in London

Written in English
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  • Studdert Kennedy, Geoffrey Anketell, 1883-1929

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Statementby William Purcell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX5199.S85 P87
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4052045M
LC Control Number79407074

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Woodbine Willie book for offering both spiritual support and cigarettes to Brand: Lion Hudson. Book Celebrates ‘Woodbine Willie’ One of the best-known was the Rev. Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, widely celebrated as “Woodbine Willie” for his gifts of cigarettes and Bibles to Allied soldiers.

For many soldiers, Studdert Kennedy’s face was the last one they saw before they died. He would whisper the Lord’s Prayer to dying men. Woodbine Willie was a name which soldiers started to give to Studdert Kennedy when he was serving as their padre in the First World War, and became well known for always passing around to the men a packet of his favourite brand of cigarettes.

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Woodbine Willie. They gave me this name like their nature, Compacted of laughter and tears, A sweet that was born of the bitter, A joke that was torn from the years.

Books of his poetry, based on his experiences, became bestsellers. Read one of his poems at this point, if using. Reader 1 Woodbine Willie was also brave. He served at the front line for three tours and was awarded the Military Cross for his actions at Messines Ridge, where he ran into ‘no man’s land’ to help the wounded, both British and.

A Seeker After Truths: The Life and Times of G. Studdert Kennedy ('Woodbine Willie') by Linda Parker | 15 Jan out of 5 stars 1. Woodbine Willie was the affectionate nickname of the Reverend Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, an Anglican priest who volunteered as a chaplain on the Western Front during the First World War.

Renowned for offering both spiritual support and cigarettes to injured and dying soldiers, he won the Military Cross for his reckless courage, running into No. 'Woodbine Willy' NSI, pp. – War. There's a soul in the Eternal, Standing stiff before the King. There's a little English maiden Sorrowing.

There's a proud and tearless woman, Seeing pictures in the fire. There's a broken battered body On the wire. 'Woodbine Willy' NSI, p. WOODBINE WILLIE an Anglican Incident. Being Some Account of the Life and Times of Geoffrey Anketell Studdert Kennedy by Purcell, William and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Woodbine Willie was the affectionate nickname of the Reverend Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, an Anglican priest who volunteered as a chaplain on the Western Front during the First World War.

Renowned for offering both spiritual support and cigarettes to injured and dying soldiers, he won the Military Cross for his reckless courage, running into No Brand: Lion Hudson. Geoffrey Anketell Studdert Kennedy, MC (27 June – 8 March ), was an English Anglican priest and poet.

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Get this from a library. Woodbine Willie: an unsung hero of World War One. [Robert Holman] -- Woodbine Willie was the affectionate nickname of the Reverend Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, an Anglican priest who volunteered as a chaplain on the Western. Woodbine Willie was the affectionate nickname of the Reverend Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, an Anglican priest who volunteered as a chaplain on the Western Front during the First World War.

He won the Military Cross for his reckless courage, running into No Man's Land to help the wounded. He ministered at St. Edmund King and Martyr, Lombard Street, London, in He died on March 8,in Liverpool and is interred in Worcester.

Leeds Parish Church, where his father was curate, has a chapel dedicated to his memory. Woodbine Willy's books of poems include: Kennedy, Geoffrey Anketell Studdert.

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Tutte le categorie /5(39). WOODBINE WILLIE Intro: The Army chaplain who handed out almost a million cigarettes as WWI troops lay dying AMID the carnage of the trenches, the Reverend Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, offered spiritual and practical succour to injured and dying troops. And at a time when an estimated 96 per cent of soldiers smoked, one of the.

An accomplished writer, who contributes regularly to the "Guardian", he is the author of several books, including "Keir Hardie" (Lion Books).

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Renowned for offering both spiritual support and cigarettes to injured and dying soldiers, he won the Military Cross for his reckless courage, running into No Brand: Lion Hudson LTD.

Main Article Primary Sources (1) While on the Western Front, Private Arthur Savage met Rev. Studdert Kennedy. A man I recall with great affection was Woodbine Willie. His proper name was Reverend Studdert Kennedy, an army chaplin he was and he'd come down into the trenches and say prayers with the men, have a cuppa out of a dirty tin mug and tell a joke as good as any of us.

About this Item: Hodder & Stoughton, Toronto,first Canadian edition., 99 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), hard cover (red cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket.

A collection of poems by a padre who served with the 46th and 24th Infantry Divisions of the B.E.F. during World War I. He earned th e nickname "Woodbine Willie" for dispensing the practical comfort.Geoffrey Anketell Studdert Kennedy, MC (27 June – 8 March ), was an Anglican priest and poet.

He was nicknamed'Woodbine Willie' during World War I for giving Woodbine cigarettes along with spiritual aid to injured and dying soldiers. Born in Leeds inStuddert Kennedy was the seventh of nine children born to Jeanette Anketell and William Studdert Kennedy, vicar of St Mary's.

The Life and Message of Geoffrey "Woodbine Willie" Studdert Kennedy, was edited by Kerry Walters, Note the comments on the back cover .