Ireland, Memorial Record: World War I, 1914-1918 - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Ireland, Memorial Record: World War I, 1914-1918
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Record Description
Record Type Military
Collection years 1914-1918
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Committee of the Irish National War Memorial

What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection is an index to the eight volume set Ireland's memorial records, 1914-1918, published in 1923 for the Committee of the Irish National War Memorial. Each entry gives name, regiment, rank, date and place of death, sometimes date of birth and next of kin.

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Person's name
  • Age
  • Birthplace
  • Birth country
  • Death date
  • Death place
  • Military unit
  • Rank

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

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Coverage Table[edit | edit source]

The content of each volume is as follows:

  • Vol. 1 Abadie-Carrigan
  • Vol. 2 Carrol-Dove
  • Vol. 3 Dover-Gyves
  • Vol. 4 Haberfield-Kernahan

  • Vol. 5 Kerr-M'Gildowny
  • Vol. 6 McGill-O'Hanlon
  • Vol. 7 O'Hara-Smaje
  • Vol. 8 Small-Zigomala

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  • Approximate date of the event

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I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

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Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Ireland.

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