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The Scanning of Pension Records is underway


Members of The Western Front Association will no doubt be pleased to learn that scanning of the Pension Records has commenced. The scanning, which will of course lead to the digitisation of the records, has come about after detailed negotiations with Ancestry who have undertaken to scan and digitally make available the approximately 8 million reco…

Arthur Boyle Private and Pensioner


  Painting by Diane Lavery 1998 from a photograph of Arthur Boyle taken in 1917     Arthur Boyle, born in 1894, from Castlemaine in Co. Kerry, volunteered to serve in the South Irish Horse on 25 January 1917. He was one of over 200,000 Irish men who volunteered to serve in the British army in the First World War. The great majority came from wha…