BLOODY SUNDAY: IRA Assassinates 14 British Officers 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 Michael Collins’s Squad & members of IRA Dublin Brigade entered several residences in Dublin & kill fourteen people. Their targets were British intelligence officers, Auxiliaries & informants. Revenge was sought in Croke Park.

The dead are:

  • Lieutenant Peter Ames (British Army Intelligence Officer) – Upper Mount Street
  • Lieutenant Henry Angliss (covername ‘Patrick McMahon’, British Army Intelligence Officer) – Lower Mount Street
  • Lieutenant Geoffrey Baggallay (British Army Court-Martial Officer) – 119 Lower Baggot St
  • Lieutenant George Bennett (British Army Intelligence Officer) – Upper Mount Street
  • Major Charles Dowling (British Army Intelligence Officer) – Pembroke Street
  • Sergeant John Fitzgerald (RIC officer) – Earlsfort Terrace
  • Auxiliary Frank Garniss (RIC Auxiliary, former British Army lieutenant) – Northumberland Road
  • Lieutenant Donald MacLean (British Army Intelligence Officer) – Morehampton Road
  • Patrick MacCormack (civilian, former British Army RAVC captain) – Gresham Hotel
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Montgomery (British Army Staff Officer) – Pembroke Street (died on 10 December)
  • Auxiliary Cecil Morris (RIC Auxiliary, former British Army captain) – Northumberland Road
  • Captain William Newberry (British Army Court-Martial Officer) – 92 Lower Baggot Street
  • Captain Leonard Price (British Army Intelligence Officer) – Pembroke Street
  • Thomas Smith (civilian, landlord of MacLean) – Morehampton Road
  • Leonard Wilde (civilian and possible Intelligence agent, former British Army lieutenant) – Gresham Hotel

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