#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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I'm David, I'm from Ireland. I am an avid fan of history. I have my B.A. in History, my M.A. in Military History and Strategic Studies,a Post Qualification Diploma in History and I've been teaching History for five years now.
I wanted to create a podcast that examines, in great detail, major Irish battles and battles allover the world in various wars that Irish people played a significant part in.
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