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The Web pages for the County Louth Archaeological and Historical Society Journal and the Journal of the Old Drogheda Society have both been updated to include the contents of the 2013 editions.

Louth and WWI

1914-1918 - The Returned Army: County Louth Servicemen in the Great War by Donal Hall. This is an on-going list, now with some 1,600 names, that complements my brother's book on County Louth war dead (more than 800 recorded). The list has been updated with the names of 60 men from the Australian Forces, all with County Louth connections. The commitment of men and women to the war effort was immense.

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With so much genealogical information lost in the Public Records Office fire of 1922, census substitutes can be vital in genealogical research. Some of the lists found on my County Louth web site are quite obscure, but give an indication of the alternative sources - those all-important census substitutes - often essential when researching your family history. There are nearly two hundred and fifty pages of information, containing around 100k County Louth-related names, to be found here, so you may prefer to use the Site Map when browsing or the new Google search engine at the top of the page.

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