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Paul Kerrigan's article An Cosantoir, The Old Limerick Journal, French Edition details the Construction of Defenses along the Shannon Estuary along with an overview of the reasons why this was necessary and comparisons with European measures. …

John Sherlock enlisted in the Reserve Defence Forces in July 1969 for service in the Reserve of Men ( An Fórsa Cosanta Aitiúil) and remained for a term of 5 years to July 1974,
Reason for Discharge: On Termination of Engagement.
Corp Training - Year 1
Uaire = Time
Ceachtanna Corp Oiliúna Bunaidh = Corp Basic Training Lessons 12 weeks
Ceachtanna Corp Oiliúna Catha = Battlefield Training 42 weeks
Snámh agus Tartháil = Swimming and Rescue 12 weeks
Hand written Ordnance Training Notes listing the different types of Guns in use 1904 - 1945
Quick Fire 7" Howitzer Mark 2: 1917 Mountain Machine Gun
Ordnance Q. F. 75 mm Mark 1: WW2 British Tank Gun
Ordnance Q. F. 18 P.R Mark 2: 1094 -…

No.1 Company Royal Garrison Artillery at Fort Camden.
Artillery Training Exercise.
The Royal Garrison Artillery were formed on 1st July 1899 and were responsible for Coastal Defence, Mountain, Siege and Heavy Battery duties.

Photo of 3 An Slua Muirí / Naval Defence Personnel standing in front of Launches Pier Fort Camden.

Military and Medical Training for the Royal Army Medical Corps and the Irish Defence Forces.

A list of the various Regiments, Brigades, Divisions and Company's stationed at Fort Camden.
Note: 33rd Coy. Royal Engineers stationed in Fort Camden from 1855 to 1938. Ref: Inscription on Bible presented to Fort Camden by the 33rd Coy. Royal…
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