Thomas Kent arrested following shootout 1916

#OnThisDay 1916 Thomas Kent was arrested after a four hour long gun fight with the RIC, who had arrest warrants for him & his brothers, outside his home in Cork. Kent’s brother was shot dead & another was wounded. One RIC man was also killed. Thomas was arrested. He was to be executed just like the Easter Rising leaders in Dublin.

For more, read here: http://www.1916rising.com/bioKent.html

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