Rev. Robert Pickering Ashe (1857-1944)

Robert Pickering Ashe was a pioneer missionary in Uganda, Chaplain to the British community in Boudja, Turkey, a refugee in Malta, and a fierce advocate of the futility of war.

One wonders where he found the time, but he was also a prolific writer of books, plays, poems, and short stories. Some of his anti-war poems are well worth reading, and the short stories are very interesting: