VOLUNTEER SECTION COMMANDER LIAM HEGARTY KIA 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 William Hegarty Section Commander 1st Cork Brigade, IRA was shot dead in Ballymakeera. The British Army left armed troops in a hidden compartment in a supposed abandoned truck & when Hegarty neared the truck for inspection, with the intention to strip and burn it, he was shot & killed.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s