Search the enlistment books of the five disbanded Irish regiments.
The Connaught Rangers, the Leinster Regiment, the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, the Royal Irish Regiment and the Royal Munster Fusiliers were units of the British Army, which were disbanded following the establishment of the independent Irish Free State in 1922. The enlistment books contain records of soldiers serving in these regiments in the period 1920-22.
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Age on attestation is recorded in different ways in the enlistment books.
Place of birth usually contains three values: Parish, Town and County.
The enlistment books sometimes use 'do' (short for 'ditto') when two or more of these values are the same.
Tipperary, do, do means the soldier was born:
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