Personalised War Histories

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Read the stories of these Padres in the two published books below.

  -   "Outback Priests" by Fr Peter Murphy

-    "A Quiet Hero" by Helene McCarthy


QX40920  Colonel Charles McDonald

Chaplain to 7th Australian Division


QX43807 Captain Stanley Skehan who served at Balikpapan in World War II.

"...unquestionably one of the most fearless persons I have met."


Colonel McDonald and Captain Skehan were two of 25 Catholic priests who helped to shape the character of western Queensland.

Read their stories in Fr Peter Murphy's acclaimed book "Outback Priests". 

ORDER your copy for just $14.95 plus packaging and postage





"A Quiet Hero" by Helene McCarthy




The Author


QX19117 Captain P J Walsh

Prisoner of War of the Japanese 1942-1945

"...indeed a quiet hero."  



"A Quiet Hero", by Helene McCarthy, is the biography of the Very Reverend Dean Patrick Walsh, mid, DD, 1902  - 1999.
Dean Walsh was an Army Chaplain during World War II, serving in the
2/30 Australian Infantry Battalion.  He was a POW in Changi and on the Thai-Burma railway and a priest for 71 years, serving mainly in the Rockhampton Diocese of Queensland.

Copies of the book are available at a cost of $21.50, including postage within Australia.

Enquire here for more information about Padre Paddy Walsh


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