The carpenter from Carlow who walked through hell

The carpenter from Carlow who walked through hell

My great-grandfather joined the Dublin Fusiliers and survived a gas attack on Easter Week 1916 which killed 538 Irishmen. He was wounded at Ypres. And when the war ended he never came home

‘Feathers and Gloves beautifully cleaned at Prescotts Dye Works, Dublin,” read the front page Irish Times advertisement on the 11th day of November 1918.

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