Subseries 2 - Letters from prisoners of war

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Letters from prisoners of war


  • 1915-1919 (Creation)

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c.750 items

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Letters from Irish prisoners-of-war in internment camps in Germany, mainly Limburg, to Lady Rosse either requesting assistance in the form of parcel aid or thanking her for parcels received. Prisoners are predominately from the Irish Guards but other regiments feature also.

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Letters are arranged by date received.

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By confirmed appointment only.
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Supplied for personal research and study only in accordance with the Copyright and Related Rights Act (2000).
Strictly no reproduction online, in print or broadcast without express permission of Birr Castle Archives.

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