Deafness in the Military Service Pensions Collection

This post was prompted by a question asked by a conference delegate at the International Conference on Women’s History in the Digital World (July 2017, Maynooth University) regarding deaf pension applicants in the collection. What follows are the hits to our search for deaf participants. In some cases, the information in the files allows to…

John Sullivan “The Yank”

John Sullivan, also known as “The Yank” with an address at 4 Camden Place, Dublin made unsuccessful application for a wound pension or gratuity under the Army Pensions Acts in respect of injuries sustained by him while serving with the Irish Citizen Army. The nickname supposedly referred to his time serving with the American army,…