Product images of Altar cross
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An altar cross made from a German bullet and cartridge case, with newspaper cutting about the cross (Daily Mirror, 12 December 1916). It was used by chaplain serving with the Royal Naval Division on the Western Front and was made by a French soldier from a German bullet. This type of material is known as 'trench art'.
French Armed Forces
- Image reference: F5408-002
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