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  • WS Ref #: 474 , Witness: Liam Haugh, Senior Officer IRA, Clare, 1921

    • ... ROINN COSANTA. BUREAUOF MILITARY 1913-21 STATEMENT BY WITNESS DOCUMENT NO. W.S. 474 Witness Commandant Liam Haugh Donoughboy Kilkee Co. Glare. Identity Adjutant and 0/C. A.S.U. West Clare Brigade November 1920-July 1921. Subject West Clare 1909-1921; (b) Death of Captain Lendrum, R.M., 6/9/1920 ...

    • ... between Kilrush and Kilmihil 17 18 8. Shooting of Captain Lendrum and reprisals therefor 18 20 9 ...

    • ... marked the commencement of the "terror" in real earnest. A Captain Lendrum, an ex-British army ...

    • ... Lendrum drove up According to the account afterwards given, he whipped out an automatic when challenged ...

    • ... 21. manifest. Four days after the remains were handed over, the enemy raided the home of the carpenter who constructed the coffin. Luckily, he was from home. Though a married man with a young family to maintain, he was obliged to go 'on the run'. A successor to Captain Lendrum was appointed in due ...

    • ... Shanahan, were much sought after owing to the shooting of Captain Lendrum. They had slept unguarded ...

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