Cork Shootings 1921

#OnThisDay 1921 Six British soldiers are shot dead around Cork City in retaliation for the six IRA volunteers executed that morning. Five more were shot but lived. The dead were:

 

The other five wounded soldiers shot that night around the city were:

  • Pte V Price
  • Pte S Bettesworth/Beatresworth/Bottesworth
  • Pte G Rollason,
  • Pte E Hill
  • L/Cpl R A Pike

 

#Ireland #History

Gill

Private W.A. Gill

Shooting Locations Map

Cork Shootings map

 

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