eamus Quirke as a Lt. in the Fianna Eireann. Killed in action by British Auxiliaries in Galway, Sept. 9, 1920. H Co., 2nd Battalion, 1st Cork Brigade.

Seamus Quirke,Cork, H Co., 2nd Battalion, 1st Cork Brigade. Killed in action Sept. 9, 1920. The story goes his dying words to Denis O’Regan were, “Take care of Annie, Gus.”

Postcard owned by Brian Wickham. Courtesy of Brian Wickham. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bwickham/uniforms.htm#1