Francis Sheehy Skeffington executed by ‘insane’ British Officer 1916

#OnThisDay 1916 Francis Sheehy Skeffington, the pacifist writer was executed by Captain Bowen-Colthurst. Skeffy was arrested while trying to prevent looting. Two journalists were also executed. Bowen-Colthurst was found guilty but insane & did one year in an asylum.

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