Auxiliary Major John MacKinnon, “The Scourge of Tralee” 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 Auxiliary Major John MacKinnon, “the Scourge of Tralee” shot two IRA Volunteers, John Leen & Maurice Reidy, in Mrs Byrne’s home. He then burned her house down as a warning to all. Mackinnon was shot in April by an IRA sniper while playing golf.

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