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Wednesday, 24 October 2012

PRONI talk: How to research WW1 soldiers

PRONI is to host an interesting lunchtime talk on Friday 9 November.

Buried at Canada Farm: tracing First World War soldiers will be presented by Ian Montgomery. It takes as its starting point the 'Burial Return' of five soldiers from 16th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (2nd County Down Volunteers) who were killed on 17 April 1918 and buried at Canada Farm Cemetery, near Elzendammestraat in Belgium.

Those who attend the talk will be able to pick up hints on how to research and obtain more information on men who served in the First World War.

Time: 1pm
Venue: PRONI, Titanic Quarter, Belfast.
Cost: Free