The Rev. Gerard Nesbitt & The Rev. Cecil James Hawksworth

This story reflects on the crucial role played by military Chaplains during the Battle of Normandy.

Chaplains Gerard Nesbitt & Cecil James Hawksworth were dedicated to their comrades, both before and during the Battle of Normandy.

They both had a vocation which is carried on by today’s Chaplains in the British Armed Forces, as The Revd Fr Paschal Hanrahan explains.

FALLEN HEROES

  • THE REV. GERARD NESBITT

    Army • CHAPLAIN 4TH CLASS

    Royal Army Chaplains' Department

    DIED 05 July 1944

    AGE 33

    SERVICE NO. 163330

  • THE REV. CECIL JAMES HAWKSWORTH

    Army • CHAPLAIN 4TH CLASS

    Royal Army Chaplains' Department

    DIED 07 July 1944

    AGE 35

    SERVICE NO. 90874

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