Kidnappings (British Troops).

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland. – in the House of Commons on 2nd March 1922.

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Photo of Mr Charles White Mr Charles White , Derbyshire Western


asked the Chief Secretary for Ireland the total number of officers and men of the Army who were kidnapped by Sinn Fein in Ireland between 1st July, 1919, and the date of the truce, specifying those who were subsequently released and those who are presumed to have been murdered?

Photo of Mr Robert Sanders Mr Robert Sanders , Bridgwater

I have been asked to answer this question. The numbers are seven officers and two other ranks, of whom one officer was subsequently released. The others are presumed to be dead.