Series 02: Anne Donnell diary, 29 December 1917 - 31 January 1919 - Page 163
June 9 Sunday
of Jesus Christ to give them a reward worthy of their emmolation – May He make them perfectly saintly and Beautiful, that they may have a right, one and all, without delay to an Eternal Crown and glorious Immortality.
As Bishop of Amiens I owe you and your Illustrious Dead my heartfelt thanks, because the land of my Diocese has been your field of Battle and you have delivered it by the sacrifice of young blood.
During the painful days of the Invasion you have made a rampart of your