PARAS 2 Beattie, Hugh (the Rev. Father) (Hughie)

John Robertson

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Staff member
  • SURNAME
Beattie
  • FORENAME
Hugh (the Rev. Father) (Hughie)
  • UNIT
16 Parachute Brigade (HQ)
  • RANK
Chaplain Third Class
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Member of the British Empire
  • PLACE
1969
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 2.8.1928 Dumbarton
National Service with Royal Artillery and Highland Light Infantry
joined priesthood through St Peter's Seminary,Cardross and Scots College,Rome
ordained to diocese of Motherwell 1955
Royal Army Chaplains' Department 1961
R.C. Chaplain,16 Parachute Brigade 1961-68 + 1972
Senior R.C. chaplain,British Army of the Rhine (Chaplain 1st Class) 1980s
Chaplain,Irish Guards (reverted Chaplain 3rd Class) until 1988
died 24.8.2002
ashes scattered Warrenpoint,Northern Ireland
 
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