The First Crown Casualty of the Easter Rising 1916

#OnThisDay 1916 The first Crown casualty of the Easter Rising is Constable James O’Brien (Uniform-pic on left). He was shot by Sean Connolly (right pic) after barring their entrance to Dublin Castle. Moving into City Hall, Connolly was killed by a sniper shortly after.

For more read here: https://www.thejournal.ie/rebellion-first-casualties-2541442-Jan2016/

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