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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.

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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
Buan…

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Hand written Ordnance Training Notes listing the different types of Guns in use 1904 - 1945
Index
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 -…

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The McMullan family were resident in Fort Camden for 32 years. Company Stg. Thomas McMullan was in charge of maintaining the guns for all the Fortifications in the Southern Region.

During shoots at Fort Carlisle, radios with the big battery…

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The McMullan family were resident in Fort Camden for 32 years. It's timeout with Billy for Mum Josie at the Fort.

Billy along with his brother Martin have the unique distinction of being born within a Fortification.

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The McMullan family were resident in Fort Camden for 32 years. It's playtime at the Fort. If the hat fits, wear it! Thomas you wear it well : )

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The McMullan family were resident in Fort Camden for 32 years. ..... And baby Martin makes 4! All dressed for tennis: Twins Thomas and Kevin with Billy center frame

The Fortification was home to many sporting activities. All Defence Personnel…

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The McMullan family were resident in Fort Camden for 32 years.

Mr. Thomas McMullan took this photo of his Family alongside one of the original underground air vent covers. This air vent cover along with others were replaced by metal covers some…

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The McMullan family were resident in Fort Camden for 32 years. It's mealtime at the Fort.

This little Cutie was born in Fort Camden! See if you can guess who this is?

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The McMullan family were resident in Fort Camden for 32 years. It's playtime at the Fort for young Kevin McMullan.

Nowadays Kevin heads the European Space Station - ESA - Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite project.
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