Sergeant Augustine Hackett KIA 1917

#OnThisDay 1917 Sergeant Augustine Hackett, Connaught Rangers, from Dublin, was killed in action near Kemmel. Nearly 200 men set out on the raid, “cheerfully tucking green miniature Irish flags into their caps” but did not make it into the German lines. #Ireland #History #WW1

Sergeant Augustine John Hackett 1917

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