Obituary: THE VEN. JOHN SANDERSON LONG
Posted: 12 Jun 2008 @ 00:00
The Revd Will Adam writes:
THE Ven. John Long, formerly Archdeacon of Ely, died on 4 June, aged 94, having been a priest for more than 70 years.
His ministry started with a curacy in the diocese of Canterbury. He was ordained deacon and priest by Archbishop Lang. During the Second World War, he served as a naval chaplain, and laid claim to having been the first seagoing chaplain of a Royal Navy destroyer.
There then followed seven significant years ...
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