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Thursday, 2 October 2014

Military Services Pensions Collection, Phase 2 released

http://www.militaryarchives.ie/en/collections/online-collections/military-service-pensions-collection
Military Archives has released Phase 2 of the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection (MSPC) on its website, mililtaryarchives.ie.

Phase 2 consists of files relating to 1,158 veterans of the period from Easter Week 1916 to 30 September 1923, 176 members of Cumann na mBan, successful pension application files for senior officers, middle and lower ranking officers and the volunteers of the IRA.

Included in the release are files relating to ten veterans of Easter Week, notably the claims made by the dependents of Sean Mac Dermott (MacDiarmada), William Staines and Sean Furlong.

This release also includes nearly 800 files relating to casualties of the National Army during the Civil War.

Detailed lists of the files released are available as follows:
Alternatively, you can search the entire MSPC collection, Phase 1 and 2, here.