Pardon for Irish Troops Dubbed Deserters

*Archive footage courtesy British Pathé* A pardon is expected to be issued today to thousands of Irish soldiers branded as deserters for joining the British ...

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Comment by Patrick J. O'Leary on May 20, 2019 at 1:18pm

About  time  that  the  sacrifices rendered  by the  soldiers  of the great  generation are  being recognized. 'Tis been a  long  time  a-coming, however  late  than  never.  Hope their  records  are  cleared  and  thus  duly  noted, and  that  the general public, as well as the relatives, do  get the word.  The  old  soldiers  have more than paid  their  dues.  >>

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