The Carlow War Dead: A History of the Casualties of the Great War


Following on from the success of the War Dead series in counties Tipperary, Wexford, Wicklow ,and Offaly, Tom Burnell now turns his attention to County Carlow and the unfortunate soldiers from this area who lost their lived during the First World War. After tireless research Tom Burnell has put together a comprehensive record of the soldiers, officers, sailors, airmen and nursing sisters, who listed their next of kin as being from Carlow. The men and women honoured in The Carlow War Dead died in the service of the British Army, the Australian Army, the New Zealand Army, the American Army, the Indian Army, the Canadian Army, the South African Army, the Royal Navy or the British Mercantile Marine. Such a list, combined with intricate data and never-before-seen correspondence and photographs, is an essential addition to any local historian or military enthusiast’s bookshelf.

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