Bandsmen of the 1st Battalion The Connaught Rangers, Galway, Ireland, 1917
Photograph, World War One (1914-1918), 1917.
The 1st Battalion had arrived back In Ireland in 1916 after service on the Western Front and in Mesopotamia. While in Ireland it took part in the suppression of the Easter Rising (1916). Joseph Scott features second from the left on the back row.
From 14 papers collected by Joseph Scott, Bandsman, 1st Bn Connaught Rangers, 1916-1922 and Fusilier, Royal Welch Fusiliers, 1922-1945.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection