Officers of 3rd Battalion The Royal Irish Regiment with a captured Sinn Fein flag, Easter 1916.
Photograph, World War One (1914-1918), 1916.
The 3rd (Reserve) Battalion was a training unit that spent the entire war at home stations in Ireland and Britain. Following the outbreak of war in August 1914 it was sent from Clonmel to Dublin, so was on hand to help suppress the East Rising in April 1916.
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National Army Museum, London
National Army Museum, Study collection