Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Improvised Armoured Cars, Dublin 1916

On page 33 of the "Sinn Fein Rebellion Handbook" the chairman of the Great Southern and Western Railway Company, Sir William J Goulding Bart DL, indicated that the company assisted the army during the Easter Rising by producing 5 armoured cars.

Sinn Fein Rebellion Handbook

There is some correspondence in the Bureau of Military Archives re the armoured cars but the records from the era don't appear to have recorded much about the work undertaken :

Bureau of Military History files

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