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Adams John. C Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 29th of July 1896 died on the 28th of August 1984, aged 19 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Jameson Distillery, Marrowbone Lane. He was detained after the Rising and held for 10 days at Inchicore Barracks, he was released because the British believed he was under 18 years old. He took no further part after release. His father was secretary of the Sinn Fein Club Harcourt Street.

 

Bailey Patrick J. F Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers. Born in 1899 died on the 12th of March 1970, aged about 17 years old during the Rising. Served in Watkin’s Brewery, Ardee Street under the command of Con Colbert, Watkin’s Brewery was vacated by the Volunteers on the Tuesday when they relocated to the Jameson Distillery. After the surrender he was arrested and detained for two weeks in Kilmainham, he was not deported to England because of his youth and was released. I could find no records of War of Independence service he joined National Army 26 January 1923 at Portobello Barracks, discharged 26 April 1924. Patrick Bailey’s entitlement to a pension and 1916 medal was challenged by several members of F Company, the challenge was rejected by the Minister of Defence with one senior civil servant stating “It all smells of a Corsican Vendetta originating in some political cave in Inchicore.”


Bowman Joseph. Volunteer, F Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 7th of May 1869 died on the 29th of February 1956, aged 46 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Jameson Distillery Marrowbone Lane. He was deported after the surrender being released about the end of August 1916. At the time of the Rising he was employed at the Great South Eastern Railway, Inchicore, Dublin. He lost his job with the railway as a result of his Volunteers activities and moved to Dalkey County Dublin where he helped set up a Volunteers Company. He served throughout the War of Independence using his position working for the Irish Lights to report on troop movements and also supplied materials to the Volunteers. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War using his home as a Safe House for  on the run I.R.A.

 

Breathnach Seamus

 

Burke Matthew

 

Butler Christopher. (Con). F Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1883 died on the 30th of June 1945, aged about 33 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at the Jameson Distillery, Marrowbone Lane. He joined the Volunteers at the Rotunda in 1913. He was deported after the surrender and detained first in Knutsford and then Frongoch, he was released about the middle of August 1916. He was working as a cooper in Guinness at the time of the Rising and although he lost his job due to his Volunteer activity he was reemployed by Guinness after six years. He was arrested on the Thursday after Bloody Sunday and interned at Ballykinlar, he was released about the 8th of December 1921. He did not take part in the Civil War.

‘Pikes and Harp’ prison art bottle made by Christopher Butler while detained in Frongoch.


James Butler after receiving his 1916 medal in 1941

Butler James. (Jimmy). Volunteer, C Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 12 of December 1898 died on the 12th of October 1950, aged 17 years old at the time of the Rising. He transferred from Na Fianna in March 1916. Fought at Watkin's Brewery, Ardee Street. He surrendered on the 30th of April and was held at Richmond Barracks for three week, he was released due to his age. He re-joined his Company on re-organisation of the Volunteers and served throughout the War of Independence, he was mobilised to take part in Bloody Sunday on the 21st of November 1920, his units planned operation was called off. He was wounded during an attack on British forces at Ushers Quay in January 1921 and was arrested in April 1921 and released before taking part in the attack on the Custom House on the 21st of May 1921. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War and took part in the Night of the Bridges.

 

Byrne Alphonsus. Volunteer, A Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Died in 1960. Fought at Jameson Distillery, Marrowbone Lane. Joined the Volunteers in January 1916. He was detained after the surrender and after being held at Richmond Barracks until about the 21st of May he was transferred to Lewes and then Woking Jail where he was held for about six week before being transferred to Frongoch, he was released at the end of July 1916. He re-joined the Volunteers on reorganisation in the Spring of 1917 and served up to 1918 when he had to cease service due to losing four fingers in an accident. He did not take part in the War of Independence or the Civil War.

 

Byrne Christopher. 2nd Lieutenant, F Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on 1885 died on the 15th of May 1960, aged about 31 years old during the Rising. Fought at Ardee Street Brewery.  He joined the Volunteers in 1913 and was a member of the I.R.B. He was deported after the surrender, he was released in August 1916. He re-joined the Volunteers after release and played a major role in reorganising the Company in 1917. He served throughout the War of independence and was involved in the burning of Clondalkin and Crumlin barracks and raids at Income Tax Office, Lucan and Ballydowd Power Station. In November 1920, Bloody Sunday, he and eleven others were mobilised at the Eastwood Hotel, Leeson Street for an aborted attack. During an attack on Kilmainham Jail he was involved in the arrest of seven members of the British forces. He was captured on the 8th of June 1921 and detained until the 8th of December 1921. During the Truce Period he was involved in the takeover of Lever Brothers and Jameson's Distillery, Marrowbone Lane. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War and was interned between July 1922 until December 1923.

 

Byrne Frank

 

Byrne James


Byrne John Joseph. C Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1894 died on the 25th of March 1930, aged about 22 years old at the time of the Rising. Employed by Arthur Guinness & Sons Brewery, St. James's Gate at the time of the Rising. Fought in the Jameson Distillery, Marrowbone Lane areas. Joined the National Army during the Civil War, was discharged from the Defence Forces in January 1924 medically unfit and suffering from tuberculosis.


Byrne Kate

 

Byrne Michael. (Mick). “D” Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1882 died on the 23rd of January 1964, aged about 34 years old during the Rising. Employed as a Caretaker at the time of the Rising. Fought in the Jameson Distillery and Marrowbone Lane areas. He was at Fairyhouse on the Easter Monday and went to Marrowbone Lane when he returned to Dublin that evening.


Byrne Michael. C Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1892 died on the 26th of February 1947, aged about 24 during the Rising. He was employed as an apprentice at Maguire and Gatchell but lost his job due to his involvement in the Rising. Fought in the Jameson Distillery and Marrowbone Lane areas. subsequent internment, until released in September 1916. He was involved in the escape of Frank Teeling from Kilmainham Gaol in February 1921 and later attempted rescue of prisoners from Arbour Hill Prison, Dublin.


Byrne Patrick. “F” Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 16th of December 1877 died on the 2nd of April 1946, aged 38years old during the Rising. He was employed as a Brass Polisher, Inchicore Railway Works, Dublin and a Watchman, Fairbrothers Mills before the Rising. He took part in the fighting at Watkin's Brewery, Ardee Street, Jameson Distillery and Marrowbone Lane. Served in the I.R.A.  during the War of Independence and with the National Army during the Civil War. Found guilty but insane by a General Court Martial for the murder of a prisoner, John Conway, in Tralee, County Kerry on 21 February 1923. 


Byrne Patrick. Volunteer, C Company, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1893 died on the 10th of July 1972, aged about 23 years old during the Rising. Fought at Roe’s Distillery Mount Brown and the area of Bow Lane and Marrowbone Lane.   He was deported after the surrender and sent to Knutsford Jail then Frongoch, he was released in September 1916. He re-joined the Volunteers on reorganisation and served throughout the War of Independence raiding for arms, running an arms dump and he took part in the Teeling escape. He did not take part in the Civil War.  

 

Carty Thomas. Volunteer, F Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1885 died on the 3rd of January 1952, aged about 31 years old during the Rising. Fought at Watkin's Brewery Ardee Street and Jameson Distillery Marrowbone Lane. He joined the Volunteers in 1913. He was deported after the surrender and sent first to Knutsford then Frongoch, he was release about the end of July beginning of August. He re-joined the Volunteers on release and served throughout the War of Independence as was involved in the anti-conscription campaign and also acted as a clerk of the Republican Courts. He did not take part in the Civil War.

 

Clarke Joseph. Volunteer, A Company, 4th battalion, Dublin brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1893 died on the 18th of June 1985, aged about 23 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Jameson Distillery, Marrowbone Lane. He joined the Volunteers in 1913and took part in the Howth gun-running and was a member of the I.R.B. He was deported after the Rising first to Knutsford then Frongoch, he was released in August 1916. He re-joined the Volunteers and served up to 1919 when he emigrated to Scotland. He returned to Dublin and joined the Criminal Investigation Department on the 1st of June 1922 but left and joined Anti-Treaty forces in fighting against National Army forces at Parnell Square and Capel Street, Dublin following the outbreak of the Civil War on the 28th of June 1922, he remained with the Anti-Treaty forces until the 6th of February 1923 when he joined the National Army, he was discharged time expired on the 31st of March 1934. During the Emergency he was a member of 26ú Cathlan (26th Battalion) of the reserve defence forces.

 

Clince Maria nee Quigley.  Section Commander Inghinidhe Branch, Dublin Brigade, Cumann na mBan. Born in 1889 died on the 23rd of June 1969, aged about 27 years old during the Rising. Served in the Jameson Distillery and Marrowbone Lane areas. She was mainly involved in attending the wounded and cooking. She was arrested after the surrender and held in Richmond Barracks and Kilmainham Jail. She was released on May 8th. Following the Easter Rising she was involved in collecting funds to send parcels to prisoners. Lists her activities as giving lectures, making field dressings, and general elections work. She has no other involvement after the end of 1920.


Colbert Con

 

Elizabeth Cooney (Lillie, Curran) Inghinidhe Branch, Cumann na mBan. Born in 1898 aged about 18 years old at the time of the Rising. Served at Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane. She joined Cumann na mBan in 1915. She spent the entire week, from the Monday to the surrender, in the Distillery cooking and providing first aid. She was arrested at the surrender and held until the 8th of May 1916. Her house was used as Headquarters by the F Company a week before the Rising and that large quantities of arms and ammunition were also stored there. She served throughout the War of Independence and was involved in collecting for the Prisoners Aid Fund, transporting arms and ammunition, escorted various I.R.A. units to different locations and identified an agent responsible for supplying photographs of Irish leaders to Crown Forces. She took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War. Her sister Annie Cooney (O’Brien) was also involved.

 

Corcoran Joseph. (Brother Louis OFM). Volunteer, C Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1896 died on the 1st of August 1973, aged about 20 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at the Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane. He was deported after the Rising first to Knutsford then Frongoch, he was released on the 4th of August 1916. He served throughout the War of Independence during which took part in a number of operations including an ambush of British forces at Saint Catherine's Church, Thomas Street, the burning of British military lorries at Kingsbridge Railway Station, Dublin and an attempted ambush of British forces at James's Street. He was appointed Company Transport Officer in early 1921. In March 1922 he joined the National Army serving until discharged time expired in October 1923 having served as Corporal with the 6th Battalion, army service number 50103. He became a Friar with the Franciscan Religious Order in 1938 having entered the Friars Minor in 1932.


Corrigan James

 

Cosgrave Marcella Quartermaster Cumann na mBan

 

Cosgrave Philip B. Assistant Quartermaster 4th Battalion Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers. Convicted by Court Martial on the 6th of May and sentenced to death, commuted by the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief to 5 years penal servitude.

 

Cullen John. B Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 19th of September 1881 died on the 8th of May 1952, aged 34 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at the Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane. He joined the Volunteers in 1914. He was deported after the surrender first to Knutsford Prison and then Frongoch, he was released in November 1916. He re-joined his Company immediately after release and was involved in maintaining an arms dump at 37 Wexford Street. He went to live in Belfast in August 1919 after losing his job as a surgical instrument maker in Dublin. I cannot find any information relating to his time in Belfast. He returned to Dublin in January 1922 and re-joined his Company. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War, he fought for about a week at the Hammond Hotel, he had no further service after that.


Darcy John Francis. Volunteer, F Company 4th Battalion Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers. Born in February 1886 died on the 22nd of February 1964, aged 30 years old at the time of the Rising. He joined the Volunteers in 1914. On the Monday of the Rising, acting under orders, with another Volunteer called Murphy were making their way to Marrowbone Lane Distillery when they were captured by British Troops at Rialto Bridge, most of the group escaped but Darcy was captured. He was detained at Richmond Barracks and then deported, he was released from Wakefield about the middle of June 1916. He went to work in Belfast after released and remained there until returning to Dublin in November 1917 when he re-joined the Volunteers. He served throughout the War of Independence and did not take part in the Civil War.


Dempsey William. Volunteer, C Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteer. Born in 1893 died on the 9th of September 1963, aged about 23 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane. He was not a member of the Volunteers and joined on the Wednesday or Thursday of the Rising at Marrowbone Lane, he left his employment at Guinness Brewery and went to Marrowbone Lane to join the Volunteers. He was deported after the surrender to Knutsford Jail, he was released in June 1916. He served throughout the War of Independence. He did not take part in the Civil War.  

 

Downey Joseph. Volunteer, F Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1867 died on the 11th of December 1941, aged about 49 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Inchicore, Kilmainham, Watkin's Brewery on Ardee Street and Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane. He was part of the garrison that occupied Watkin's Brewery up to the Wednesday of the Rising they were then ordered to evacuate and go to Marrowbone Lane. He was detained at the surrender and after eating tinned beef from a perforated tin he suffered severe food poisoning and spent several months in Dublin Castle Hospital as a result, he was released after he recovered. He was interned from the 29th of December 1920 and released on the 10th of December 1921. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War.


Doyle Christopher. Volunteer, C Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 24th of December 1892 died on the 8th of January 1963, aged 23 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane. He was deported after the surrender, he was released from Frongoch about October 1916. He re-joined the Company on release and in 1918 he was involved in election and intelligence work and raids for arms. 1920 he took part in South Circular Road ambush. He was arrested in May 1921 and interned at Curragh Camp, he escaped in September 1921. He transferred from the Irish Republican Police to Oriel House on the 21st of August 1922 and also served in Criminal Investigation Department until his service was terminated on the 28th of October 1923. He joined an Gárda Síochána on the 29th of October 1923.


Doyle Joseph Francis. Volunteer, B Company, 1st Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 8th of March 1890 died on the 26th of March 1980, aged 26 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane. He was deported after the surrender, first to Knutsford then Frongoch. He joined the Irish Citizen Army after the Rising serving with them for two years, 1917 to 1919. He did not take part in the War of Independence and took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War joining the National Army on the 11th of July 1922 and was discharged time expired on the 25th of April 1924 at the rank of Private, service number R111 serving with C Company 16th Battalion.  


Doyle May nee Byrne. Captain, Inghinidhe Branch, South Dublin City, Cumann na mBan. She was a member of Cumann na mBan from 1915 and resigned from the organisation on 26 January 1922. She was active as Section Commander, promoted by Rose McNamara, during Easter Week, cooked for and attended the wounded in the Jameson Distillery and was imprisoned in Kilmainham Jail. In 1917 she was elected 2nd Lieutenant and 1st Lieutenant in April 1919, in charge of half the company. She was promoted Captain in October 1920 and as such, was engaged in identifying houses where the wounded could be taken care of.


Doyle Thomas J. Non Commissioned Officer, D Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Died on the 4th of November 1968. Fought at the South Dublin Union on James’s Street and at Watkin's Brewery on Ardee Street. He joined the Volunteers in December 1913. He was deported after the surrender and interned first in Knutsford then Frongoch, he was released about the end of August 1916. He resumed Volunteers activities after release and served throughout the War of Independence. In 1918 he took part in an IRA operation to prevent filming of parade in Dublin to celebrate signing of Treaty of Versailles. He served as Company Captain and Battalion Quartermaster. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War. In June 1922 he took part in fighting against National Army forces in Dublin and was captured and interned until December 1922. During that time took part in attempted mass escape from Mountjoy Prison on the 10th of October 1922 during which Peadar Breslin and a number of Prison Guards were killed and wounded.

 

Doyle Thomas

 

Dunne Denis. Volunteer, A Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1884 died on the 27th of October 1938, aged about 32 years old during the Rising. Fought at  Emerald Square in Dolphin's Barn and at Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane. He joined the Volunteers early in 1914. He was deported after the surrender first to Knutsford and then Frongoch, he was released about the middle of July 1916. He re-joined the Volunteers after release and served up to the 1922 when he transferred to the Citizen Army. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War.

 

Dunne Patrick J.


Dunne Peadar.  C Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 26th of January 1889 died on the 4th of December 1955, aged 26 years old during the Rising. Fought at Jameson Distillery, Marrowbone Lane. He joined the Volunteers in 1914. He was deported after the Rising first to Knutsford then Frongoch, he was released from Frongoch on the 12th or 13th of August 1916. Or returning to Dublin he lost his job in Arthur Guinness & Sons Brewery, St. James's Gate due to his Volunteer activities, he had worked for Guinness for 12 years. He moved to Limerick where he assisted Peadar MacMahon in the reorganisation of the Irish Volunteers in the Limerick area where he served as Battalion Officer Commanding. In June 1919 he became Officer Commanding the Mid Limerick Brigade Irish Volunteers and later IRA. He was involved in the unsuccessful attempt to rescue Robert Byrne from Limerick Workhouse Hospital during which Byrne and an R.I.C. member were killed. He was arrested and interned from January to May 1920 and was again arrested in January 1921 and interned until escaping from British custody on Bere Island in July 1921. He resigned from the IRA in March 1922 while serving as Brigade Vice Officer Commanding. He was injured twice while on Active Service, first an accidental explosion while working on munitions in 1918 and again while testing a gun developed by Robert De Coeur in 1921.


Dwyer Michael

 

Edwards John

 

Farrelly Rose nee Mullally

 



James Fitzpatrick is buried in Mount Jerome Cemetery Dublin.

(E Company is an error, it should be F Company)

Fitzpatrick James. Volunteer, F Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. He was a member of B Company, 3rd Battalion but mobilised with the 4th Battalion due to confusion over the countermanding order issued on the Sunday. Born on the 23rd of September 1877 died on the 7th of September 1938, aged 38 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane. He was deported after the surrender and spent time in Knutsford and Frongoch, he was released sometime in August 1916. During the Rising he hoisted the Republican Flag on Jameson Distillery. He re-joined the Volunteers after release and served throughout the War of Independence taking part in blocking roads and assisting in the escape of Frank Teeling. He was also secretary for the Con Colbert Circle of the I.R.B. up to 1921. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War. (His year of birth is recorded incorrectly on his death certificate as 1887).


Foley William

 

Gay Thomas. (Tomás Ernán, Ernan) Volunteer, A Company, 1st Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. (Born Dublin January 22nd 1884 – died Dublin January 2nd 1953) Joined the Volunteers shortly after John Redmond’s speech at Woodenbridge County Wicklow. He joined A Company which at the time met at Columcille Hall Blackhall Street, the captain was Robert Monteith and Dinny O’Callaghan 1st Lieutenant.

He was attending the races at Fairyhouse with some of his family and his fiancée on Easter Monday when he heard what he described in his witness statement as ‘greatly exaggerated rumours’ of the fighting in Dublin. On Tuesday morning he reported to Marrowbone Lane Distillery where he was given the duty of maintaining communications with other Garrisons around the City. He learned of the surrender on Sunday morning when he went to Jacob’s Factory to obtain supplies for the Marrowbone Lane Garrison he was told that Commandant MacDonagh was in Dublin Castle discussing terms for surrender.

He was not captured after the Rising and helped Jack O’Shaughnessy who had received a bullet wound to the foot in the fighting at the South Dublin Union evade capture by hiding and caring for him.

Thomas Gay was a founder member of the 1916 – 21 Club which sought to bring together the two sides after the Civil War, he was Honorary Secretary until he died in 1953. He was also a member of Crokes Gaelic Club.

 

Greene Josephine nee Kelly. Dublin Branch Attached to 4th Battalion, Cumann na mBan. Born in 1895 died on the 11th of June 1968, aged about 21 years old during the Rising. Served in Jameson Distillery, Marrowbone Lane. She was arrested on 30 April 1916 and taken to Richmond Barracks and Kilmainham Goal and was released on 8 May 1916. Her main activities involved nursing, rendering first aid, storing food supplies and distributing National Aid Funds. She was also involved in anti-conscription work in 1917-1918. She was dismissed from her employment immediately after the Rising and was not re-employed until 1922.


Grehan James

 

Harbourne Eileen. (Eileen  Cooney).  Inghinidhe Branch, Attached to 4 Battalion area, Dublin Brigade, Cumann na mBan. Born on the 26th of December 1899 died on the 22nd of April 1982, aged 16 years old at the time of the Rising. Served at Jameson Distillery, Marrowbone Lane, Dublin. He husband Séan also served during the Rising. She was mobilised on Easter Sunday and remained in Marrowbone Lane Distillery until the 30th of  April  when she surrendered with the garrison. She was imprisoned in Richmond Barracks and Kilmainham Gaol up to the 8th of May 1916. Her house was used several times by the Volunteers and she was acquainted with Con Colbert, Denis O'Brien and Christy Byrne. On her release from jail, she became involved in collecting funds for National Aid and in the anti-conscription movement. In 1918, she collected money for arms and carried out propaganda work. She also looked after the welfare of interned prisoners. She was also on duty at first aid stations on Frederick Street up to the Truce. In the first week of the civil war (June 1922), she was on duty in the Ice Stores, Mill Street, (held by a company of the IRA) and acted as courier for the 3rd Battalion IRA. She held the rank of Section Commander from November 1920.

 

Harbourne Patrick

 

Harbourne Seán.  Brian Boru Sluagh (Dublin), Dublin Brigade, Fianna Éireann. Born in 1889 died on the 19th of January 1978, aged about 17 years old during the Rising. Fought at Dolphin's Barn, Emerald Square, Mountshannon Road Kilmainham, Larkfield Kimmage, Jameson Distillery, Marrowbone Lane, Watkin's Brewery Ardee Street and Jacob's Biscuit Factory Bishop Street, Dublin. He acted as a dispatch carrier during Easter Week and following the surrender collected arms from different properties in Dublin. He was not interned. During the 1918 election he took part in armed protection work and took part in the defence of 6 Harcourt Street and protecting Emmet Hall, Inchicore. During the War of Independence he took part in raids for arms, the occupation of Inchicore Works and the destruction of ammunition in the Grand Canal. He was on duty during the Teeling escape. He fired on a sentry at Richmond Barracks and was involved in an armed attack on British forces on the Naas Road. He took part in sniping on a troop train at Inchicore. During the Truce Period (12 July 1921 - 30 June 1922) he spent two months at Glenasmole Lodge and in 1922 was in the occupation of Beggars Bush Barracks (January) and later the Four Courts (April). In May 1922 he reported to Commandant-General Mellows and was appointed to organise the Boycott staff (Department of the Army Boycott of North East Ulster). He was working full time on boycott staff and later in Fowler Hall and also the Four Courts. During the Civil War he took part in the fighting at the Four Courts and that he was appointed Staff Captain by Leo Henderson. He was interned from July 1922 until December 1923.



Sean Harbourne is buried in Cruagh Cemetery, Rockbrook, Co. Dublin. Image John O'Grady.

Harman Patrick

 

Harmon Bridget nee Hegarty. Craobh Inghidhe (Inghidhe Branch), Dublin Brigade. Cumann na mBan. Born in 1897 died on the 16th of September 1970, aged about 19 years old during the Rising. After the Easter Rising Bridget Harmon was imprisoned until May 1916.


Hendley Emily nee O’Keeffe

 

Holland Daniel

 

Holland Robert (Bobby). Joined the Fianna in Brunswick Street (now Pearse Street) inaugural meeting in 1909. Took part in the Howth Gunrunning, he was part of a group of six Fianna detailed to go to the top of Howth Head and using Morse code and Semaphore they were instructed to send the message ‘we are ready, are you?’ to a yacht about two miles out . The group was led by Captain White and included Barney Mellows and Paddy and Garry Holohan. After the signalling they returned to Howth harbour and assisted with the unloading of the guns.

Although not a member of the Volunteers at the Split Robert Holland assisted Con Colbert in training the Volunteers. Out of about 800 Volunteers in the Howth Inchicore area between 40 and 50 went with the Irish Volunteers the rest remained with the pro-Redmond National Volunteers. Sometime after the Split Holland attended a mass meeting of Irish Volunteers in Limerick. While marching the Volunteers were ‘pelted with every kind of rubbish including pots, pans, bottles and jam jars’ and as they left Limerick the next day a Catholic priest encouraged the crowd to ‘beat the Volunteers out of town’ and as the train they were travelling in left Limerick station shots were fired at it and many of the carriage windows broken. About May 1915 he was sworn into the I.R.B.

At about 7am Easter Monday morning he received orders to mobilise as many people in the district as possible and assemble at Emerald Square at 10am, around 150 men and 50 women mobilised. He was then ordered by Con Colbert to watch the gates of Wellington Barracks and report any troop movements, he was to remain at Willington Barracks until 2 minutes to Noon and then ordered to report to Ardee Street Brewery. Unable to gain entry to Ardee Street Brewery he eventually gained access to Marrowbone Lane Distillery. He remained at the Distillery until the Surrender on Sunday evening, the British had not managed to take the Distillery and the Volunteers were reluctant to surrender, throughout the week they had managed to repulse several attacks killing and wounding many British soldiers in the process, they had an ample supply of food and having sent out several teams to relieve dead British Soldiers of arms and equipment they felt they were sufficiently armed to hold out longer.

After the Surrender Robert Holland was taken to Richmond Barracks. As they were marched under heavy escort from Marrowbone Lane they came under some very abusive treatment from crowds that had gathered especially outside Richmond Barracks, on several occasions British Soldiers had to prevent the angry crowd from attacking the Volunteers. He was held at Richmond Barracks until Tuesday about 6pm, when between 200 and 300 Volunteers were marched out the main gate and brought to the North Wall, loaded onto a cattle boat and shipped to Holyhead. From Holyhead he was sent to Knutsford Jail and in August 1916 transferred to Frongoch.

Holland Walter

 

Judge John Patrick

 

Kavanagh James Joseph. Volunteer, C Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 16 of January 1896 died on the 14th of October 1963 aged 20 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Jameson Distillery, Marrowbone Lane. He joined the Volunteers in 1914. On the Monday of the Rising he was part of an escort taking arms from Cork Street to Marrowbone lane, after the arms were safely delivered he remained at Marrowbone Lane until the Surrender on the Sunday evening. While serving at Marrowbone Lane he took part in Guard Duty and Sniping. He was deported after the Rising serving time in Knutsford, Wormwood Scrubs and Frongoch, he was released from Frongoch at Christmas 1916. He re-joined the Volunteers after release and was involved in maintaining an arms-dump at Marrowbone Lane. The arms-dump was discovered in a raid by Crown Forces and he was imprisoned, he was deported to Dartmoor, he was released on the 14th of January 1922. On return to Dublin he joined the Dublin Guard where he served until the split in April 1922. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War and was part of the garrison at the Four Courts. At the fall of the Sour Courts he was taken prisoner and interned first at Mountjoy then Tintown. He was released in October 1923 after going on hunger strike.

 

Kavanagh Martin. Volunteer (Section Commander), F Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1894 died on the 4th of January 1950, aged about 22 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at South Dublin union and Marrowbone Lane Distillery when he served from Easter Monday up to the Surrender on the Sunday evening. He was interned after the Rising being released in December 1916. He re-joined the Company after release but owing to losing his job because of his Volunteer activities he was unemployed up to 1918 when he emigrated to England. He had no further involvement after 1918.

 

Kavanagh Priscilla nee Quigley. Inghinidhe Branch, Dublin Brigade, Cumann na mBan. Born in 1898 died on the 4th of September 1973, aged about 18 years old at the time of the Rising. Served at Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane. She surrendered with the rest of the Garrison on the Sunday and after being held at Richmond Barracks for one night she was transferred to Kilmainham Jail where she was detained for one week during which she treated Sean Byrne for an injury to his finger. She served throughout the War of Independence and was involved in the anti-conscription campaign and National Aid work. She took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War and was involved in treating wounded Anti-Treaty forces and moving arms.


Kavanagh Thomas. Volunteer, F Company, 4th battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1899 died on the 3rd of January 1968, aged about 17 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at the Ardee Street Brewery from the Monday until about 5am on the Wednesday, he then crossed to Marrowbone Lane where he remained until the surrender on the Sunday evening. He was interned after the surrender being released on the 15th of August 1916. He re-joined the Volunteers and took part in several successful raids for arms during the 1918-1919 period, on the 8th of June while on manoeuvres he was arrested by Crown Forces and detained until August 1919. He continued to serve throughout the War of Independence taking part in several operations against Crown Forces including the burning of Crumlin Barracks, attacks on Troop Trains and the attack on the Customs House. He joined the Dublin Fire Brigade on the 23rd of November 1920. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War using his position in the Fire Brigade to acquire arms for his Company.

 

Kelly William. Volunteer, F Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born on the 27th of September 1878 died on the 18th of July 1962, aged 37 years old during the Rising. Fought at Watkin's Brewery on Marrowbone Lane. He was deported after the surrender first to Knutsford then Frongoch, he was released about the end of August 1916. He was arrested on the 21st of May 1921 and detained at various places including Rath Camp until the 8th of December 1921. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War and was interned from the 1st of July 1922 to the 6th of December 1923 most of this time spent in Gormanston Camp.  

 

Kennedy Joseph P. Volunteer, C Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin brigade, Irish Volunteers. Died on the 19th of February 1975. Fought at the Magazine Fort in the Phoenix Park and at Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane. He was deported after the surrender first to Knutsford where he was held for five or six week then to Frongoch, he was released about the end of August 1916. He served throughout the War of Independence and took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War but did not take part in any fighting.  

 

Kennedy Margaret. (Loo, Agnes). Inghinidhe Branch, Dublin City area, Cumann na mBan. Born in 1892, aged about 24 years old at the time of the Rising. Served in Jameson Distillery, Marrowbone Lane. She was detained after the Rising and held until the 8th of May 1916. She served throughout the War of Independence as Captain of the Inghinidhe branch and later as Secretary District Council Commandant. She took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War and was involved in setting up safe houses for Anti-Treaty Forces on the run.

 

Kenny James. Battalion Quartermaster, B Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1884 died on the 8th of October 1953, aged about 32 years old during the Rising.  Fought at Jameson Distillery, Marrowbone Lane. He was not arrested or captured following the surrender. From 1917 onwards he was involved in organisational and training work for the Irish Volunteers in County Offaly. During the War of Independence he took part in raids for arms, mails and supplies as well as in sniping attacks on RIC and British military barracks and posts. During the Truce Period, 12th of July 1921 to the 30th of June 1922, he served as the Officer Commanding of an IRA training camp. He joined the National Army on the 10th of July 1923 serving until the 16th of November 1923 when he was discharged from the Defence Forces on compassionate grounds while serving as a Sergeant in the Supplies unit at Islandbridge Barracks.

 

Kenny Kieran

 

Keogh John

 

Kerrigan Owen

 

Keys John

 

Lamb Patrick

 

Leigh James

 

Liston Michael

 

Lynch Sighle nee O’Hanlon

 

McCabe Edward

 

McCabe Michael B.

 

McCabe Peter. Volunteer, D Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1880 died on the 15th of February 1936, aged about 36 years old during the Rising. He arrived in  Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane on the Easter Monday evening and was there until the surrender on the following Sunday, he was involved in heavy fighting on the Thursday. He was deported after the surrender first to Knutsford and then Frongoch, he was released about the beginning of September 1916. He re-joined his Company and served up to about the end of March 1917. He had no further involvement after that and did not take part in the Civil War.

 

McCabe William (Liam). Volunteer (2nd Lieutenant), D Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1888 died on the 1st of April 1972, aged about 28 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought in Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane from the Tuesday evening to the surrender on the Sunday including being involve in heavy fighting on the Thursday. He joined the I.R.B. in 1912. He was deported after the surrender first to Knutsford then Frongoch, he was released about the end of July 1916. He re-joined the Company when it reorganised in 1917 and served throughout the War of Independence during which he and Michael Wall transported arms from Richmond Barracks and was involved in intelligence work and stored arms at his premises. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War but was not involved in any active service.


McCarthy Patrick

 

MacDiarmuid Lughaidh

 

McEvoy Christopher

 

McGowan Josephine

 

McGrath Joseph

 

McGrath Patrick

 

McGrath Patrick

 

McGrath Sean

 

McKenna Bernard. (Ben) “D” Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1880 died on the 23rd of January 1941, aged about 36 years old during the Rising. Served in Jameson Distillery, Marrowbone Lane, Dublin. He was arrested and interned in Knutsford Prison until July 1916. He had no further activity with the Volunteers or I.R.A. after his release.



McNamara Josephine nee O’Keeffe. Inghinidhe Branch, Cumann na mBan. Served in Jameson Distillery, Marrowbone Lane, Dublin. Born in 1897 died on the 22nd of May 1966, aged about 19 years old during the Rising. During the Rising Josephine McNamara attended the wounded and gave first aid care to Volunteers and loaded ammunition for Bobby Holland. She surrendered with the garrison and was detained in Richmond Barracks and Kilmainham Jail. She was kept there with others until 8th of May 1916. Following the Rising she took part in anti-conscription activities and attended District Council meetings. According to Margaret (Loo) Kennedy, she was appointed 2nd Lieutenant from 1919 to January 1922 and Lieutenant until September 1922. Between 1920 and 1923 she did intelligence work (for Simon Donnelly), monitoring ambushes, carrying despatches, looking after prisoners. She states that she was also in charge of girls who were attached to C Company, 3rd Battalion in Distillery (Newmarket) and she was acting O/C during the attack on the Four Courts. She carried arms to safe places for members of 3rd and 4th Battalions. She was arrested in February 1923.


McNamara Rose. Vice-Commandant Cumann na mBan.

 

McNamee Agnes

 

MacNeill Diarmuid

 

Marrinan Edward

 

Mason D.H.

 

Mason Patrick. “A” Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1894 died on the 5th of December 1974, aged about 22 years old during the Rising. Fought in the Jameson Distillery and Marrowbone Lane areas. Detained for about a week after the Rising. In 1921 during the War of Independence Patrick Mason was wounded during an attack on the residence of a Captain Ensor, a British Officer in Malahide, and was also involved in the seizure of a car belonging to a Justice of the Peace Kettle.  He was also involved in the burning of Rush Coastguard Station, attacks on Lusk Remount Depot and fighting with British Forces at Stacumney Celbridge County Kildare in June 1921,  not all of these claims are corroborated by references. Mason joined the National Army in February 1922 serving until discharged time expired in December 1923 at the rank of Sergeant.


Morgan John

 

Mullen Martin

 

Mullen Patrick

 

Murphy Francis

 

Murphy Kathleen

 

Murphy Seamus, Captain “A” Company 4th Battalion Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers. Commanding officer Marrowbone Lane Garrison.

 

Murphy Thomas. “F” Company 4th Battalion Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers. On the Monday of the Rising he missed his Company Parade and with other Volunteers, acting under orders, they were making their way to Marrowbone Lane Distillery when they were captured by British Troops at Rialto Bridge, most of the group escaped but Murphy was taken prisoner.

 

Murray Gabriel B.

 

Murray Gerald F. Staff Officer 4th Battalion Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers.

 

Murray Harry S (Henry). Lieutenant “A” Company 4th Battalion Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers. Joined the Irish Volunteers in January 1914 and had continuous service until October 1923 when he retired from the National Army, he held various ranks and was commandant when he retired. He was part of the garrison which occupied Marrowbone Lane Distillery. After the surrender he was held in Richmond Barracks before being transported to Knutsfort Prison and later interned in Frongoch. He was released from Frongoch in September 1916 and returned to Dublin.

 

Nolan George. “A” Company 4th Battalion Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers. Fought at Marrowbone Lane throughout Easter Week. Joined the Irish Volunteers in January 1916. On the day of the surrender he was ordered by Con Colbert to deliver letters to Fathers Kiernan and Eugene at Mont Argus and after delivering the letters he was not to return to Marrowbone Lane, as a result he was not interned after the Rising. In 1917 his Company was reorganised and he fought throughout the War of Independence. At Christmas 1920 he was recruited into a full time Active Service Unit, he took part in several attacks on British personnel including Colonel Winters and the burning of the Customs House.

 

O’Brennan Lily Mary. (Elizabeth, Esther Graham). Inghinidhe Branch, Attached to 4 Battalion, Cumann na mBan. Born in 1878, aged about 38 years old during the Rising. Served in the Cleaver Hall, Cork Street, Jameson’s Distillery and Marrowbone Lane areas. She joined Cumann na mBan at its inception and was connected to the Central Branch, on account of living with her brother-in-law, Commandant Ceannt. She then joined Inghinidhe Branch. She was mostly active in Marrowbone Lane. At the surrender, she, along with others, was marched to Richmond Barracks on Sunday night and then to Kilmainham Jail on the Monday where she remained until the following Monday. She became a member of the Cumann na mBan Executive during the Convention of 1917 on which she held the position of Secretary. She also worked as Secretary to the Distribution Committee of the National Aid in 1916. It is also from 1917 that she started doing intelligence work for Michael Collins and was involved in the release of prisoners from Mountjoy Jail including Dick McKee and Dermot Hegarty. She also helped to start the Ranelagh branch of Cumann na mBan. She was in charge of an employment bureau for the IRA in 1920, set up by Cathal Brugha, then Minister for Defence. She was engaged in various activities such as securing houses for volunteers, carrying dispatches and general propaganda work. From 1921 she worked as Private Secretary to Erskine Childers and she resigned from the Cumann na mBan Executive on 29 June 1921. She was attached to Dáil Eireann Labour Department during the War of Independence, set up a working department under Madame Markievicz around March 1920 and was engaged in publicity work, especially foreign publicity and all publicity for abroad. All despatches went to her office on Suffolk Street. Erskine Childers requested that she went to Cork where she met Dan Breen in Fermoy. She was arrested in October 1922 and was jailed until July 1923, after which she went back to do work for the general elections.


O’Brien Annie (Cooney). Craobh Inghidhe, Dublin Brigade, Cumann na mBan. Born in 1896 died on the 1st of October 1959, aged about 20 years old at the time of the Rising. Served in Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane. She was arrested at the surrender and held until the 8th of May 1916. She served throughout the War of Independence during which, along with her sisters and father, assisted in the storage and movement of arms and equipment for the IRA and served as a Cumann na mBan Branch Adjutant. On 21 November 1920 (Bloody Sunday) she assisted in the dumping of arms and ammunition used by IRA units involved in the attacks on British intelligence agents. She was arrested and imprisoned from February to May 1921. Following the outbreak of the Civil War she carried arms and despatches between various IRA outposts and garrisons in the City as well as taking part in the occupation of the South Earl Street Dispensary and the United Service Club on St. Stephen's Green. She was also responsible for helping to smuggle arms and ammunition as well as a National Army officer’s uniform into Mountjoy Jail, these were used as part of an attempted escape by Republican prisoners in October 1922. She married Denis O’Brien who had also served in Marrowbone Lane during the Rising. Denis O’Brien was shot dead by Republican subversives in 1942, as she tried to comfort her dying husband the three assassins cycled passed her.


O’Brien Denis. Volunteer, C Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1900 died on the 9th of September 1942, aged about 16 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Roe's Distillery, Mount Brown and Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane. He was not detained or captured after the surrender. He served throughout the War of Independence and was involved in Bloody Sunday, Teeling Escape, ambush of British Troops at Saint Catherine’s Church, maintaining an arms dump and attacks of Auxiliarie Police and Military. He took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War and was captured at the surrender of the Four Courts and imprisoned for the duration of the Civil War, he was released  the Curragh about February 1924. He joined the Garda and was shot dead by Republican subversives on the 9th of September 1942.


O'Brien Patrick. Volunteer, C Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1899 died on the 11th of July 1922, aged about 17 years old during the Rising. Fought at Jameson Distillery, Marrowbone Lane. He went on to serve as Company Officer Commanding, C Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, I.R.A. and as Garrison Officer Commanding Four Courts when he took the Anti-Treaty side in the Civil War. During the attack on the Four Courts he was injured sometime between the 28th and the 30th of June 1922 receiving shrapnel wound to the head and leg and a bullet wound to the chest. He was injured again during an engagement with National Army forces at Enniscorthy County Wexford on about the 4th of July 1922 receiving another bullet wound to the chest, he died at the Wexford County Home, Enniscorthy from wounds received on the 11th of July 1922.  

 

O’Brien Laurence. Volunteer, C Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born about 1890 died on the 12th of January 1955, aged about 16 or 17 years old during the Rising. Fought at Roe's Distillery in Mount Brown. He was working for the Civil Service in England from 1913 to 1915 and started an Irish Volunteer company in Birmingham. He resigned from his job to return to Dublin when he learned of the impending Rebellion. He was deported after the Rising being released about August 1916. He re-joined his Company and served throughout the War of Independence during which he was involved in various raids on Crown Forces in Bray and the North Wicklow area. He took the Anti-Treaty side during the Civil War and served as Battalion Vice Officer Commanding 2nd Dublin Brigade.


 O’Brien Peadar

 

O Broin Padraig

 

O’Byrne Hugh

 

O’Byrne Sean, 2nd Lieutenant “A” Company 4th Battalion Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers.

 

O’Caomhanaighe Tomas

 

O’Carroll Joseph

 

O’Connell James

 

O Duinn Peadar

 

O’Gorman John J.

 

O’Gorman Joseph

 

O’Hagan James

 

O’Hanlon Mollie. (Molly, Mary, Maire) Inghidhe Branch (Craobh Inghidhe), Dublin Brigade, Cumann na mBan. Born in 1898 died on the 17th of July 1946, aged about 18 years old during the Rising. Work as an office Assistant, Harolds Cross Laundry Company, Harolds Cross, Dublin. Served in the Jameson Distillery and Marrowbone Lane areas On Thursday 27 April she was sent out of Jameson's Distillery by Con Colbert to Eamon Ceannt's home and to another house on Reubern Street but was unable to return. Joined Cumann na mBan in 1915.


O’Neill Edward

 

O’Neill Jos

 

O’Neill Michael

 

O’Riordan Michael

 

O’Rourke Patrick

 

O’Toole John

 

Pairceir Henry

 

Pender Henry

 

Power Arthur

 

Power Joseph

 

Power Liam

 

Roche William

 

Saul John

 

Simmons Margaret nee O’Flaherty.

 

Spicer Josephine

 

Teehan James

 

Troy Daniel

 

Troy Patrick

 

Venables Thomas

 

Walsh James

 

Walsh Patrick


Whelan Michael.  “C” Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. He joined the Irish Volunteers on the 6th of April 1916 at a recruiting meeting in Dolphin’s Barn. Born on the 11th of March 1891 died on the 3rd of February 1967, aged 25 at the time of the Rising. He fought in the McCabe's Public House and Ballybough Bridge areas. On Easter Monday he was mobilised at 10 o’clock and having assembled marched to McCabe’s Yard in Dolphin’s Barn where he was issued with a shotgun and 40 rounds of ammunition. With about 50 other Volunteers he was marched to Marrowbone Lane Distillery where he remained until the surrender on the Sunday. He was detained in Knutsford and then Frongoch being released on the 1st of August 1916. he re-joined the Irish Volunteers upon reorganisation and carried out the usual activities. He took part in the anti-conscription campaign and election duties. Due to poor health he was not mobilised. In  November 1920 he received information that he was been sought by British forces in connection with the shooting of Constable Dowling in High Street and that he moved to Glasgow until August 1921.


 

White Michael

 

Young Eamon Christopher. B Company, 1st Battalion, Fianna Eireann attached to F Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1898 died on the 15th of May 1962, aged 17 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at the Distillery on Ardee Street and at Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane. After the surrender he was detained at Richmond Barracks from the 29th of April to the 14th of May 1916. He served throughout the War of Independence during which he served on the staff of Patrick McGurk, Quartermaster General of the Dublin Brigade IRA and had the responsibility for storing Brigade documentation as well as for distributing arms and ammunition. He took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War and joined the National Army in February 1922, he remained with the Defence Forces until he retired in 1946 at the rank of Captain, army number SDR3260.

 

Young Patrick John. Corporal, B Company, 1st Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Fianna Éireann. Born in 1900 died on the 18th of May 1990 aged 15 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at the Distillery on Ardee Street, the G.P.O., Liberty Hall and at Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane. He was not arrested or captured after the surrender. He served with the Fianna throughout the War of Independence and was interned from November 1920 to December 1921. He took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War joining the National Army in November 1922, he was discharged from the National Army, Time Expired, on the25th of July 1923, he served with the Army Transport Corps. He later joined an Gárda Síochána.

 

Young Robert Martin. Volunteer, C Company, 1st Battalion, Dublin Brigade, Irish Volunteers. Born in 1896, aged about 20 years old at the time of the Rising. Fought at Watkin's Brewery on Ardee Street and Jameson Distillery on Marrowbone Lane. He was deported after the surrender and imprisoned in Knutsford, Wandsworth and Frongoch, he was released in August 1916. He re-joined the Volunteers in Dublin after release and spent some time serving with the Volunteers in Belfast during 1918 to 1919.He returned to Dublin in 1919 and served with the Volunteers throughout the War of Independence mostly with G Company, 1st Battalion, Dublin Brigade. He took the Pro-Treaty side in the Civil War joining the National Army in February 1922 serving with the Army Pay Corps until dismissed with ignominy from the Army in January 1923 and sentenced to five months imprisonment with hard labour this was commuted to five months imprisonment without hard labour. He had been found guilty of culpable neglect in omitting to make a return which it was his duty to make, neglect to the prejudice of good order and military discipline and fraudulent conversion of sums of money to his own use.

 

Young Thomas. “F” Company 4th Battalion Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers. Joined the Irish Volunteers towards the end of December 1915 and later the I.R.B. On Holy Thursday 1916 he was instructed by his Company Commander Con Colbert to reconnoitre the area around Wellington Barracks and produce a detailed map of the area. After the cancellation of the Easter Sunday mobilization he was woken at 9am Easter Monday morning by Con Colbert who ordered him to assemble his Company and parade in Emerald Square at 10am. With six other men he was instructed to take up a position with a view of the main entrance to Wellington Barracks and prevent troops from leaving the barracks, he was to maintain this position until 12 noon after which they went to the Marrowbone Lane Distillery area. As he and his small group were going towards Forbes Lane they met a party of un-armed British soldiers accompanied by the families, several of the soldier’s wives attacked the Volunteers pulling them off their bicycles, the Volunteers were forced to use their rifle butts to repel the attack. He remained at Marrowbone Lane until the surrender. On Sunday afternoon. They were marched to Bridge Street were they laid down their arms and were escorted to Richmond Barracks where they were questioned by D.M.P. officers from G Division. After a few days in Richmond Barracks he was sent to Knutsford and later transferred to Frongoch. He was released from Frongoch in August 1916.