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3 December 1918: The Rev William David Abbott.


Parents the Rev. David Wyley Abbot, Vicar of Cardlington, co. Salop, and mother Mary Ann.  He was educated at Christ College, Brecon and ordained 'Clerk in Holy Orders' in 1909 and was subsequently appointed Organizing Secretary for the S.P.C.K. William married Ruby Williamson at Trinity Church, Boston 7 October 1909 and had two sons Kenneth …

Frontline or Field ambulance? Where were Chaplains best placed to help?


On 25th April 1915 Father William Joseph Finn became the first British military chaplain to be killed in action in the First World War. His death ignited a debate that continues to resonate with chaplains who serve the Armed Forces in the present day – where are they best placed to help?   Above: Father William Finn and the cemetery at V Beach at…