Archive for the ‘World War 1’ Category

Shot at Dawn – WW1

Posted on January 17th, 2009 by by admin

SHOT AT DAWN.           This was a sentence passed mainly during the First World War, 1914/1918, on soldiers who were accused of breaches of discipline at the front. Offences that merited this sentence were many and varied; treason, desertion, disobeying an order, spying, collaboration with the enemy, cowardice, sleeping on duty, striking a senior […]

An Ancient History of the O’Loughlins

Posted on July 23rd, 2008 by by admin

The Ancient History of the Distinguished Surname. * * * * O’Loughlin. * * * * World history has seldom been influenced more by any other race than by that of the Irish people. Not only does Ireland have the world’s oldest standing structure, and was home to the earliest missionaries to Scotland and England, […]