It is not only great events, noble deeds and rhetoric which make a hero. There are some whose chief quality is their own nature.” These are words written by the Reverend Joseph Wellington Hunkin. He was a Royal Chaplain to King George Vth from 1928 to 1935, a member of the Sovereign’s Household in England and was later consecrated Bishop of Truro. He was also an army chaplain in World War One, a man of considerable distinction and was awarded the Military Cross during his time of service.

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