Temporary grave marker for Captain Maud

Description
This wooden cross was used to mark Captain C C Maudês temporary grave. He was killed while leading his men in an attack at Ploegsteert Wood, Belgium, in December 1914. During the Christmas truce a German officer returned Maudês body, declaring that he was •the bravest of the braveê.
Accession Loan No.
TTNMM : SLI/1826/1
Simple Name
cross
Common Name
temporary grave marker for Captain Maud
Material
wood
Period Classification
Modern (AD 1800-Present)
Collection Class
Twentieth Century
Production Date
Dec-14
On Display
Somerset Military Museum, Museum of Somerset
Created At
2016-05-07 16:52:25
Updated At
2016-05-07 16:52:25

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