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Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)

Carlow Militia

Tall Soldiers 1915

From the Kildare Observer of 3rd April 1915

Giant Volunteers 3rd April 1915 Page 7c

Three sons of Mr. W. E. Jones, Woodside, Hacketstown, Co. Carlow, have joined the army. Here are their names and descriptions: -

Lieutenant Robert Jones, Royal Engineers, height 6ft. 3.5ins;
Corporal William Jones, North Irish Horses, 6ft. 2.5ins:
Private Richard Jones, Canadian Volunteers, 6ft. .5ins.
Mr. Jones, who is clerk to the Petty Sessions in Hacketstown, has another son: -
Frederick - 6ft. 4ins. in height.
Mr. Jones' father stood 6ft. 5ins.

Provided by Terry Curran 2010

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