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Clare Men and
Women in the Great War 1914-1918
‘The first article gives some of the Armies, Regiments and Corps that Clare men fought with in World War 1, the battles and events they died in, those who became POWs, those who had shell shock, some brothers who died, those shot at dawn, Clare politicians in WW1, Clare men courtmartialled, and the awards and medals won by Clare men and women.
Also enclosed is an alphabetical list of 3,000+ Clare men and women who participated in the War, an index of where they came from, a timeline of when and where the 680+ died, and 85 pages of photos of the 251 cemeteries and memorials throughout the world where the Clare War Dead are buried or remembered.
There are 680 individual profiles of the Clare War Dead, Memorials and Graves from WW1 that are located in Clare, The Great Houses of Clare during WW1, Clare Newspapers and WW1 1914-2015, Individual Profiles that include those who survived the War and WW1 Booklets and articles related to Clare.
There is A Tribute to Kilrush in the Great War, Claremen who Fought in the Battle of the Somme, The Anzac’s and Canadians from Clare in WW1, The Doughboys (US Soldiers) from Clare in WW1 and Claremen in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd to 9th Battalions of the Royal Munster Fusiliers
This is a work in progress with room for expansion over the next year. Hopefully more people will continue to come forward with information on their grandparents, grand uncles or grand aunts who took part in the Great War, so that this project can be completed by the 11th November 2018.’