Irish Priests Lost

Coventry Standard

Amongst various stories of church services after the disaster, Roman Catholic priest of St Mary’s Church in Coventry; on Sunday morning Reverend R. F. Rea said in church that amongst those lost were two Irish priests and a number of Catholics belonging to the crew including Chief Purser Hugh McElroy (sic), whose two sisters were educated at St Joseph’s Convent, Gosford Green in Coventry, where their mother remains in residence at that time.

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Hugh Walter McElroy


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Encyclopedia Titanica (2005) Irish Priests Lost (Coventry Standard, Friday 26th April 1912, ref: #4292, published 3 January 2005, generated 15th April 2021 04:37:43 PM); URL :