Lamp of Maintenance
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Talbot House Gasthuistraat 43 B-8970 Poperinge
Poperinge, Poperinge
GPS-Reference R5868 - POPERINGE - Talbot House
DMSX N 50°51'21.6'' - E002°43'23.8''
DMX N 50°51.360' - E002°43.397'
D N 50.856000° - E002.723278°
UTM 31U E 480522 N 5633848
GOOGLE EARTH 50 51.360 N, 002 43.397 E
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After the war Talbot House became the cradle of the Toc H Movement, a world-wide charity with the 'Lamp of Maintenance as its symbol. It bears on its handle the Double Cross, taken from the arms of the city of Ypres. In a Christion spirit of friendship and close mutual understanding, Toc H aims, through a variety of different activities, to bring together a wide spectrum op people, linked by a common task of service to the community.