Medal of Honor: The medal will be awarded posthumously to U.S. Army Chaplain Emil Kapaun (pictured), who served in the Korean War and died in a prisoner of war camp on May 23, 1951. Father Emil is now Blessed Emil Kapaun, on the track to sainthood .
Photograph of three British Army chaplains (Church of England, Roman Catholic and Presbyterian) with burial party at graveside of four dead soldiers. No 2724. From a collection of official photographs of the Dardanelles Expedition, 1915-1916.
Titanic Survivor: After he was ordained in 1915, Fr Browne was assigned as chaplain to the Irish Guards in France and Flanders for the duration of World War I. According to Fr O'Donnell: "He was there until 1920 when he ended up as the most honoured Roman Catholic padre in the British Army having won the military cross and bar, the French Croix de Guerre and was personally handed the Belgian Croix de Guerre by the King of the Belgians – not bad for a non-combatant."
Thomas A Bell or Abel in first floor of Beauchamp Tower. The rebus of Thomas Abel. Chaplain to Katherine of Aragon, Abel took the Queen’s side against Henry VIII and refused to change his position when Henry married Anne Boleyn. Imprisoned in 1533, he wrote to Thomas Cromwell in 1537, “I have now been in close prison three years and a quarter come Easter,” and begged “to lie in some house upon the Green.”After five and half years imprisoned at the Tower, Abel was hung, drawn and quartered at…