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The Reverend Robert Mansel Kirwan, Chaplain to the Forces (1880)

Roll of Honour entry for the Reverent R. M. Kirwan, Chaplain to the Forces (1880)

13/03/1861 - 23/05/1916

 

1884, Cricket XI - Kirwan, R. M. (extract). Please contact the Keble College Archivist for permission to reuse this image.

Entered College in Michaelmas Term, 1880. A member of the 1st Cricket XI, 1884 - 1885 and 1st Association Football XI, 1881 - 1884. B.A., 1885; M.A., 1894. Assistant Master at Bedford Grammar School in 1897. Took Holy Orders, (d. 1888; p. 1889): Curate, Westbury, 1888 - 1891; Assistant Chaplain (Eccles. Estabt.), Allahabad, 1891 - 1893; Cawnpore, 1893 - 1895; Lucknow Cantonmt., 1895 - 1898, 1908 - 1912; Meerut, 1898 - 1902; Chakrata, U. P., 1902 - 1905; All SS., Lucknow, 1905-1906; Bareilly, 1912 - 1914.

Commenced service as Chaplain, Indian Army, 1915 - 1916. Conflicting accounts of his death, he was either invalided home and died in the 2nd London Military Hospital on 23 May 1916 after a severe operation or he died in Mesopotamia on active service, 23 May 1916.

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