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Derek Black

1911 Census (Limerick, Barrack Hill - 1st Black Watch)

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Derek Black

The 1st Battalion Black Watch are listed in the 1911 Irish census.

Kindly pointed out by a chap on the Black Watch forum.

Black Watch Census 1911 Limerick Barrack Hill

http://www.census.nationalarchives.i.../Barrack_Hill/

19.40 to 19.50 lists members of the Black Watch and some other support staff.

Derek.

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Airshipped

Interesting to see the hospital returns for what afflicted soldiers in peacetime. I'd expected to see a few accidents re weaponry, fractures etc but the majority appear to be diseased (quite a few STDs at that).

Very interesting to see just how high a percentage of the Black Watch personnel were Scottish-born. (I'd have expected to see the occasional English-born officer, but it is a small sample size and unrepresentative given that the census returns cover military hospital, some officers' quarters and certain support staff lodgings).

Thanks for sharing this.

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mike papa
On 11/10/2014 at 14:39, Airshipped said:

Interesting to see the hospital returns for what afflicted soldiers in peacetime. I'd expected to see a few accidents re weaponry, fractures etc but the majority appear to be diseased (quite a few STDs at that).

Very interesting to see just how high a percentage of the Black Watch personnel were Scottish-born. (I'd have expected to see the occasional English-born officer, but it is a small sample size and unrepresentative given that the census returns cover military hospital, some officers' quarters and certain support staff lodgings).

Thanks for sharing this.

Hi the census for the castle barracks limerick also shows returns for the remaining members of thi battlion

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