What can these records tell me?

This index pertains to records found on the National Army Museum website. Additional information, including images, can be found on the source’s website.

Each result will provide you with a transcript that contains all or some of the following details:

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Birth year
  • Birth place
  • Birth county
  • Birth country
  • Occupation on enlistment
  • Service number
  • Regiment
  • Attestation year
  • Attestation date
  • Age on attestation
  • Attestation place
  • Second attestation date
  • Age on second attestation
  • Second attestation place
  • Address on discharge
  • Address of next of kin
  • Source
  • Archive

The enlistment books contained in this collection pertain to Irish regiments in the British Army that were disbanded in 1922 upon the creation of the Irish Free State. The enlistment books cover those serving in these Irish regiments between 1920 and 1922; however, the attestation year of an individual may have predated that year range. The regiments included in these records are as follows:

  • Connaught Rangers
  • Leinster Regiment
  • Royal Dunlin Fusiliers
  • Royal Irish Regiment
  • Royal Munster Fusiliers