Tom Kettle, poet & politician dies at the Battle of Ginchy 1916

#OnThisDay 1916 Tom Kettle, the poet, Home Rule politician, barrister & soldier died at the Battle of Ginchy when he & the Royal Dublin Fusiliers attacked the German-held village. Ginchy was taken by men of the 16th Irish Division but at great cost.

#Ireland #History #WW1

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