Fr. Francis A. Gleeson Papers


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 soldiers, and correspondence from the families of men missing or killed in action.

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Transcript of Brigade roll of mainly Roman Catholics and diary of Fr. Francis A. Gleeson 31 January 1915 - 30 April 1915


Typed transcript of handwritten original "Brigade roll mainly of Roman Catholics and diary of Fr. Francis A. Gleeson 31 January 1915 - 30 April 1915".

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Brigade roll of mainly Roman Catholics and diary of Fr. Francis A. Gleeson 31 January 1915 - 30 April 1915


Handwritten Brigade Roll, mainly of Roman Catholics, fighting with the British Expeditionary Forces, France. It gives names and company details. Also contains some diary entries dated from January to April 1915.

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