You live on in our family Toss. Although we never met, through my research, I feel I know you. Your courageous efforts will be remembered.
Rev. James Gerard Hennessy born Sept, 24, 1905 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA to James Vincent Hennessy & Margaret Carroll Hennessy.
James G. Hennessy was ordained a Roman Catholic Priest in 1930 at the Pontifical North American College in Rome.
Fr. James G. Hennessy served 1930-37 @ Immaculate Conception, Malden & Cathedral of Holy Cross,Boston. 1937-42 Missionary Buka Solomon Is.
Captured by Japanese March 17, 1942 held at Rabaul as prisoner of war until boarding the Montevideo Maru.
Fr. Jim was greatly loved by his family and is an inspiration by his devotion to serving Jesus and God’s children.
of Maramakas Plantation, New Ireland. Son of Ernest Albert and Ellen Ann Ashby; husband of Emily Myra Ashby.