Genealogy | Ginealas
Researching Military and Police ancestors
It is likely that you will discover a relative with a military or police connection when researching your ancestors in Co. Kildare given its martial history. Throughout the ages Irishmen have served in the armies of Great Britain and the Commonwealth; and in the armies of other European nations like France, Spain, and Italy (the Papal Army), and the United States of America. There were numerous British Army barracks in Co. Kildare, one of which, the Curragh Camp, is used by the Irish Army today. The availability of the records for the different military forces varies.
Biographical details of Kildare men who died, and women who died or participated in World War I can be found here