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Willie Redmond and the Commemoration of the Centenary of the Battle of Messines


June 7th 2017 was the centenary of the Battle of Messines, a battle in which the Catholic and Nationalist 16th(Irish) Division fought side by side with the Protestant and Unionist 36th (Ulster) Division. In view of this Irish involvement, a joint Ireland – United Kingdom commemoration was held at the Irish Peace Park in Messines. As the great-gran…

Distant Thunder No.3. The Journal of the Irish Branches of The Western Front Association


Distant Thunder No.3   Contents    Willie Redmond - The Only Isolated Grave? by Trevor Adams  Last Days of the 16th (Irish) Division by Dr Brendan O’Shea  The Notice Board by Gerry White  A ‘Mere Six Weeks’?  Examining the Longevity of Infantry Officers’ Frontline Service During the Great War by Dr Tom Thorpe  Cork’s First Armistice – A …