Tom Kettle dies as 16th Irish Division take Ginchy 1916

#OnThisDay 1916 Tom Kettle, the poet & Home Rule politician, died at the Battle of Ginchy when he & the 16th Irish Division attacked the village. The Irishmen took the village but at great cost. Interestingly, Lt. Emmet Dalton was present & survived.

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