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Maimed by a German shell when one of the monasteries was fired upon by the enemy: a monk, with his arm blown off, tilling the soil, and preparing it for a grain crop in Belgium.

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AWNS-19150617-36-1

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Newspaper Illustrations
Auckland Weekly News Newspaper Illustrations Auckland Weekly News
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Date
17 June 1915

Date Period
1910-1919

Subjects
War casualties, Horse teams, Agricultural machinery and implements, Religious communities, World War, 1914-1918War casualtiesHorse teamsAgricultural machinery and implementsReligious communitiesWorld War, 1914-1918
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Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 17 June 1915 p036

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Showing a one-armed monk tilling the soil, and preparing it for the next grain crop in Belgium.