Dead Children of the Easter Rising 1916

Of the 260 civilian deaths during the Easter Rising, nearly 40 were children, under 16 years of age. Christina Caffrey (2) was shot dead while held in her mother’s arms. John Foster (2) was shot in his pram on Easter Monday, supposedly by an English lancer.

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