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01-02-2019, 18:07   #1
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Irish Army 1922

Hi all,

Got a possible hit on FYP for an ancestor of mine in the 1922 census. Opened up the record through FYP and it looks promising.

Is there any trick to opening this on the military archive website as I'm getting no hits there.

Ok got it there..... any other ways to explore more information about his possible military record besides the census

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01-02-2019, 20:23   #2
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You've probably already done this, but...

From this menu (left side panel), you might find some good info.

They have witness statements online here (type name in search)... Very insightful reading.

Scroll down and click on any of the online collections and genealogy here, you might find something ?
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You can also contact the Military Archives, prove your descent from the person, and get his full record.

If you search this forum, you'll see other people have done that before successfully, including me.
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Hi all,

Got a possible hit on FYP for an ancestor of mine in the 1922 census. Opened up the record through FYP and it looks promising.

................Ok got it there..... any other ways to explore more information about his possible military record besides the census

There was no Census in 1922. Are you confusing it with the BMH statements (1950's) or thge pension applications?
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Thanks very much guys.

Age, address and wife name matches.
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Wasn't there census of the Irish Army in '22?
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Yep, Pedro, you're wrong for once. There was a military census in November 1922 (just people on duty on that particular night). Collins ordered it so they had an idea of what they had.
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I'll try dig a bit further anyway.

Thanks lads. Military aspect for this person is brand new to me
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Yep, Pedro, you're wrong for once. There was a military census in November 1922 (just people on duty on that particular night). Collins ordered it so they had an idea of what they had.
For once? (Too kind!)

Forgot all about the MilCensus. Senior moment.

Apologies Limericklad, good luck im your searching.
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