The hostel was set up by the Church of England in the Buckingham Palace Hotel and run by the Church Army. The Army also set up refuge huts in France.
|Postcard of the Church Army Soldier's Hostel, Buckingham Palace Hotel|
|Soldiers in the canteen, Church Army Soldier's Hostel|
|Extract from a speech by Canon David Garland, the architect of ANZAC Day, November 1917.|
And this article was published in a Queensland paper in 1917. I found several similar articles in other Australian and New Zealand papers.
|Brisbane Courier, 22 May1917|
|WW1 Postcard. Carrying food up the front line on the Western Front.|