Dates:
1914-1918 — 1914
Type/Formats:
Collection — Text — Letter — Diaries — Registers (lists)
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Gleeson, Francis A., Father — Dowling, Noelle
Abstract:
A collection of papers belonging to Fr. Francis A. Gleeson relating to his time as Catholic Military Chaplain to the 2nd Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers during World War I. The papers include diaries detailing life at the front and religious activities, Brigade Rolls listing mainly Roman Catholic... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Registers (lists) — Diaries
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributor:
Gleeson, Francis A., Father
Abstract:
Handwritten lists of soldiers, with their numbers, rank, name and address. There is a section for comments.
Dates:
1914-1918 — 1914
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Gleeson, Francis A., Father — Casey, Thomas
Abstract:
Letter to Fr. Gleeson from Thomas Casey, Ballyshane, Doneraile, County Cork. Nothing has been heard from Sergeant Casey, 6906, but they are still hopeful.
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Gleeson, Francis A., Father — Thompson, E., Mrs.
Abstract:
Letter to Fr. Gleeon from Mrs. E. Thomspon, 21 Harpur’s lane, Cork, thanking him for information regarding the death of her son, Private W. Thompson 8433, 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers. He had been missing since 10 November and she asks Fr. Gleeson to find out the details of his death. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Registers (lists)
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributor:
Gleeson, Francis A., Father
Abstract:
Handwritten list of men killed in June 1917, including Platoon number and Company Letter, name, address and next of kin, in some instances.
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Gleeson, Francis A., Father — Byrne, James
Abstract:
Letter to Fr. Gleeson from James Byrne, Rathleague, Maryborough [Portlaoise], Queen’s County [Laois]. His brother, Private Byrne, 6182, is missing in action and all enquiries to date have been fruitless. He thanks Fr. Gleeson for his work. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Gleeson, Francis A., Father — King, Mary
Abstract:
Letter to Fr. Gleeson from Mary King, 1 Drummy’s Lawn, Shandon Street, Cork, thanking him for his letter regarding her son, Christopher. No one has heard from him or about him.
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Gleeson, Francis A., Father — Maughan, Margaret
Abstract:
Letter to Fr. Gleeson from Margaret Maughan, Greenhills, Garryowen, County Limerick, thanking him for the information relating to the death of her son James. She is grateful that he died a happy death. She pays tribute to Fr. Gleeson for all his work. [ … ]
Dates:
1914-1918 — 1914
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Gleeson, Francis A., Father — Crimmins, Mr. — Crimmins, Mrs.
Abstract:
Letter to Fr. Gleeson from Mr. & Mrs. Crimmins, 18 B Block, Peabody Buildings, Glasshouse Street, London Docks, thanking him for his kind correspondence regarding their brother, Ernest. He is wounded, but not badly, and is a prisoner in Germany. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Gleeson, Francis A., Father — Burke, Margaret, Mrs.
Abstract:
Letter to Fr. Gleeson from Margaret Burke, Church Street, Listowel, County Kerry. She received the letter on the Feast of the Nativity concerning her husband Private Burke, 3591, but there is still no news regarding him. She fears the worst and states that ‘my heart is broken’ (p2). [ … ]