Historians Working With Irish Police Trace Relatives of WWI Internees

Posted by admin on Jul 31, 2013

Historians and an Garda Siochana (the National Police Service) in Ireland are teaming up in hopes of tracking down relatives of the some 2,600 prisoners of war who were interned in Ireland during World War I.

The Irish Independent reports that the search comes as part of a major campaign to mark the centenary of Ireland’s connections to the 1914-18 war.

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