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Powell 17 Feb 2014, 01:25 by John Simpson

‘One of Britain’s fighting men’: Major Malachi Powell and Ulysses U 15.4612-6: Major Tweedy, moustached like Turko the terrible, in bearskin cap with hackleplume and accoutrements, with ... of glamorizing lies. He allows everyone, for example, to believe in his near-impossible military presence at the battles at Plevna in Bulgaria (1877) and at Rorke’s Drift during ...

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Mulrennan 28 Nov 2013, 13:24 by JJON Editors

Mulrennan from the west of Ireland   P V. 2745-50: 14 April. John Alphonsus Mulrennan has just returned from the west of Ireland. (European and Asiatic papers please copy). He ... Mary, 1846, Ellen 1848, and John – born on 6 April 1851).     The family had military links. John himself attended the Limerick Collegiate, Civil and Military Academy. The Academy’s recruitment ...

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Vengeance 28 Nov 2013, 13:53 by JJON Editors

Vengeance and the shores of Manhattan   U 12.1367-74 : the Times rubbed its hands and told the whitelivered Saxons there would soon be as few Irish in Ireland as ... on the desire of German youth to see the world after years of enforced military service. By way of a thoughtless aside he remarks: As for the Irish, troublesome at ...

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MacHugh4 1 Dec 2015, 02:28 by John Simpson

The reluctant professor MacHugh:4 Prison, the second time The professorship at University College Dublin held by Hugh’s brother, Eoin McNeill, was not renewed when it came up for ... better. Hugh’s son Hugh, now eighteen himself and ultimately set upon a distinguished military career, was arrested by the British and imprisoned in Mountjoy, for participating in drill exercises ...

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Absentminded 29 Nov 2013, 12:14 by JJON Editors

Absent-minded warriors   U 15.795: I fought with the colours for king and country in the absentminded war under general Gough. This is presumably an allusion to An absent ... several editions in its year of publication. It was strongly critical of Britain’s military planners. The first chapter opens with a reference to Kipling’s ‘Absent-minded beggar’ (see ...

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Brunny Lynam 30 Aug 2013, 02:14 by John Simpson

Brunny Lynam the medical student   U 10.44-53: His name was Brunny Lynam. O, that was a very nice name to have.      Father Conmee gave a letter from his ... lbs, with a fresh complexion, brown eyes, brown hair, and a distinguishing scar.      His military career was punctuated by illness. In Limerick (April 1915) he was admitted to hospital with ...

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Hainau 29 Feb 2016, 12:42 by John Simpson

Heinous Hainau and the Blooms   U 17.868-9: […] blond, born of two dark, she had blond ancestry, remote a violation, Herr Hauptmann Hainau, Austrian army Franz Stanzel was the ... to Joyce’s reference: the spelling of Haynau’s name as “Hainau”, and his military rank (with a pun here on the common title of a bandit chief); the ravenblack ...

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Beaufoy 28 Nov 2013, 13:22 by JJON Editors

Philip Beaufoy and the philosopher’s tone   U 4.500-5: Asquat on the cuckstool he folded out his paper, turning its pages over on his bared knees. Something new ... issue of Tit-Bits , and find among other things: (1) a detailed explanation of military journalism; (2) an account of the workings of the Meteorological Office; (3) a biographical account ...

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booze 29 Nov 2013, 12:38 by JJON Editors

Cheaper booze   U 12.1397-8 : She pulling him by the whiskers and singing him old bits of songs about Ehren on the Rhine and come where the boose is ... it had a melody so bewitching that Queen Victoria, hearing it played by a military band, asked for the words. They proved to be:  "Come where the booze is cheaper ...

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Gallaher1 15 Jan 2014, 15:04 by John Simpson

Ignatius per ignotius : the short life and extraordinary times of Frederick Gallaher 1: Making his way in the world   U 7.626-30: The Great Gallaher […] that was a pressman ... as most articles were published anonymously, or with “By our sporting (or special, or military, etc.) correspondent” to indicate any one of a number of writers by whom an article ...

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