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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?

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?

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

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Coverage Table

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

How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Name of the person
  • Approximate date of the event

Search the Index

Search by name on the Collection Details Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Add the new information to your records

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • The person may be recorded with an abbreviated form of his name

Research Helps

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

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