Postcard from Fr Willie Doyle SJ to Sister M. Anthony, 7 April 1916

Fr Willie Doyle SJ (1873-1917) was an Irish Jesuit who served as a chaplain and died in the First World War. Willie volunteered as a military chaplain and was accepted in November 1915. He began with the 8th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers, 16th Irish Division. In April 19

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Letter from Fr Francis M Browne SJ to Fr Thomas V Nolan SJ, 21 August 1916

Fr Francis M Browne SJ (1880-1960) was an Irish Jesuit chaplain who served in the First World War. Known as the photographer of the 'Titanic', the Cork-born Jesuit was ordained in 1915 and in 1916 went as chaplain to the Irish Guards in France and Flanders and later to the 9th Ba

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Letter from Marie Martin to her mother Mary Martin, 27 August 1916

Letter from Marie Martin to her mother Mary Martin (née Moore). Marie (1892-1975) was later the founder of the Medical Missionaries of Mary. At the outbreak of war in 1914 Marie joined the Voluntary Aid Detachment, a division of the Red Cross. She returned home briefly in 1916 be

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