Author(s): Michael Gladwin
Known affectionately as 'Padres', chaplains have been integral to the Australian Army for a century.From the legendary William 'Fighting Mac' McKenzie, whose friendships with diggers in the trenches of Gallipoli and France made him a national figure in 1918, to Harold Wardale-Greenwood, who died caring for the sick while a POW on the brutal ...
Winner of the 2015 SparkLit awards
Dr Michael Gladwin is Lecturer in History in the School of Theology, Charles Sturt University. A graduate of the Australian National University and the University of Cambridge, he has written widely on Australian and British imperial religious history. Michael's previous work in publishing and public relations included several years with Defence Public Relations. A keen musician in his spare time, he lives in Canberra with his wife Lara and their two daughters.