Fr Francis Browne, WW1 Chaplain & Photographer Dies 1960

#OnThisDay 1960 Fr Francis Browne, a Jesuit priest who became chaplain in the Irish Guards in 1916  passed away. Browne, who was wounded five times during WW1, was promoted to Major and was awarded the Military Cross and the Belgian Croix de Guerre, for his bravery.

He was a noted photographer took photos of soldiers during the war but perhaps his most famous photographs are the ones he took aboard the Titanic before it sank.

He is buried in the Jesuit Plot in Glasnevin Cemetery.

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