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Release of the Roll of Honour

Following a review of the files in the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection the total number of casualties recognised by the Department of Defence, in accordance with the provisions of the Army Pensions Acts 1923, 1927 and 1932 and the Military Service Pensions Acts 1924, 1934 and 1949 is seventy eight (78).

In summary, to be recognised as a casualty one had to be proven to be :

  • A member of the Forces as set out in legislation: - the Irish Volunteers, Irish Citizen Army, Na Fianna Eireann, the Hibernian Rifles and Cumann na mBan.
  • Proven to have been on active service
  • To have been killed or wounded in the course of his duty
  • Death not due to any serious negligence or misconduct
  • To have died within three years of having received a wound provided the death was solely due to such wound.

View the Roll of Honour (PDF)