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What the Irish Regiments have done

S. Parnell Kerr

What the Irish Regiments have done

by S. Parnell Kerr

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Published by T. Fisher Unwin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby S. Parnell Kerr ; with a diary of a visit to the front by John E. Redmond, M.P..
ContributionsRedmond, John E.
The Physical Object
Pagination202p. ;
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17502657M

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Although the majority of Irishmen served in non-Irish units during the conflict, there were still a large number of ‘Irish’ regiments. The Irish regiments on the Western Front during the early part of the war, also 40pp. on the Dardanelles (landing at V Beach & Suvla Bay), short account of 10th (Irish) Div.

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Only 21 served in Irish Regiments or less than 1% of the men born in Dundee who died in the Great War. Of thenames, some 1, served in Irish Regiments or % of the total. Just under half served with north Irish Regiments with strong Unionist/Protestant sympathies.

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