1900-1950 / Certificate / Document / Ministers, Preachers & Associates / Paper
Paper, ink

WWI certificate appointing Leslie D. Weatherhead as temporary chaplain to the British Forces, 4th class, in summer 1918. The war ended on 11th November 1918, and the appointment lasted three months.

The Reverend Dr. Leslie D(ixon) Weatherhead, CBE, became a Methodist preacher of worldwide renown. He was known for his impressive appearance, clarity of thought and melodious voice. Some of his beliefs caused controversy among Methodists and non-Methodists alike, especially his interpretation of the Holy Trinity and the parentage of Jesus.

See also the other objects with a Weatherhead connection in the Online Collection.