Tuesday 24 May 2022

Military Service (1916-23) Pensions Collection: 12th tranche released

A 12th instalment from the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection (MSPC) has been released on MilitaryArchives.ie.

This upload includes claims lodged by 1,424 individuals/veterans or their dependants and contain new information on Ireland's War of Independence and Civil War.

Of these claims, more than 1,099 were lodged by women applicants.

Other statistics from this release show 74 claimants with an address in Northern Ireland, 44 with an address in England, 79 with an address in the USA, 3 in Scotland, 1 in Canada, 3 in Australia.

Of those from Ireland, 206 resided in Cork, 88 in Dublin, 149 in Kerry, 94 in Tipperary, 80 in Mayo, 67 in Clare, 55 in Donegal, 15 in Offaly, 39 in Galway, 27 in Wexford and 27 in Leitrim.

More than 3,450 files have been fully digitised in this batch, making a total of more than 111,680 files now fully catalogued and searchable online (only). They are not available off-line at the Military Archives in Dublin.

A pdf list of names, addresses and catalogue file numbers can be downloaded via the link above.