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Ian Montgomery, Co-chair, Antrim and Down WFA branch, talks on ‘Thoroughbred Irishmen: Black Watch volunteers in Dublin before the First World War’. This lecture was given at conference between the WFA and the Public Record Office for Northern Ireland on military traditions in Ireland.
‘Finding Officers for Kitchener’s Army: A Case Study of 10th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles’ by Ian Montgomery
The rapid expansion of the British Army during the First World War necessitated the recruitment of junior officers from beyond the traditional ‘officer class’. In the case of the 36th (Ulster) Division most of the initial group of officers came, like the other ranks, from the Ulster Volunteer Force. As the War progressed however it became necessary…