Albert Ball VC Memorial Booklet/Sermon, Nottingham 1917

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  • Sold Date: Jan 20,2008
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"The Defiance of Death: Being Some Thoughts on the Death of a Brave Soldier by F.B.M. In Memoriam Albert Ball, With Striking Photo of Capt. Ball."

Printed card covers, 16 pages, portrait frontispiece, 18 x 12 cm.

This is the text of a commemorative sermon preached at Lenton Priory Church on All Saints Day by F.B.M. It is followed by a description of the circumstances of a duel between Ball and Immelman. It was printed by Arthur H. Stockwell. Lenton in Nottingham was near w Albert Ball came from and t are apparently still "Albert Ball Memorial Homes" t It is an attractive contemporary commemorative item to a celebrated VC winner and leading WW1 fighter pilot ace.

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