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Joe Gannon liked Doug Lucey's discussion Battle of Fontenoy - 11 May 1745
May 18, 2020
Douglas Lawless replied to Doug Lucey's discussion Battle of Fontenoy - 11 May 1745 in the group The Irish Military History Group
"Thank you sir!  I appreciate you excellent research, writing,and dedication.  Looking forward to reading more. Cheers! Douglas"
Apr 10, 2020
Doug Lucey replied to Doug Lucey's discussion Battle of Fontenoy - 11 May 1745 in the group The Irish Military History Group
"Thanks Douglas. If I do come across a Lawless at Fontenoy, I’ll post about it here. Emily Lawless is most appropriate, and mentioned for that very reason at https://11may1745.wordpress.com"
Apr 10, 2020
Gerry Regan liked Doug Lucey's discussion Battle of Fontenoy - 11 May 1745
Apr 10, 2020
Douglas Lawless replied to Doug Lucey's discussion Battle of Fontenoy - 11 May 1745 in the group The Irish Military History Group
"Thank you for posting this. I did not see any of my name on the list, though I know I have Wild Geese membership in my family's history.  I thought it appropriate to drop Emily Lawless's famous "Fontenoy" poem.…"
Apr 10, 2020
Douglas Lawless liked Doug Lucey's discussion Battle of Fontenoy - 11 May 1745
Apr 10, 2020
Doug Lucey added a discussion to the group The Irish Military History Group
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Battle of Fontenoy - 11 May 1745

Hi everyone. My first post in this group. One particular interest of mine is the Battle of Fontenoy, especially the Irish involvement. This battle, took place on 11 May 1745, during the War of the Austrian Succession 1740-48, in the Austrian Netherlands (now southern Belgium, not too far from the French border). On that day, six Irish infantry regiments (Clare, Lally, Bulkeley, Dillon, Rooth, Berwick) and one Irish cavalry regiment (FitzJames) formed part of the French army of Louis XV, which…See More
Mar 9, 2020
Doug Lucey joined Robert A Mosher's group
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The Irish Military History Group

A group for the sharing, discussion, examination, and study of the history of the Irish at war and in military service in Ireland and anywhere else.See More
Mar 9, 2020
Doug Lucey is now a member of The Wild Geese
Nov 21, 2019

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