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    Irish who served in Australian army during WW1

    Irish who served in Australian army during WW1

    Each year on 25 April, Anzac day commemorates Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in wars. And in particular, those who fought at Gallipoli in Turkey during World War One.  Among them were thousands of Irish born men and women who enlisted in the Anzacs. Prof Jeff Kildea, who holds the Keith Cameron Chair of Australian History at UCD has researched the connections between the Anzacs and the Irish in World War One.   He joined Myles to talk about some of those who were involved. Jeff estimates that 6,600 Irish-born men and women served in the Australian Imperial Force ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0427/610245-the-history-show-sunday-27-april-2014/?clipid=1539004

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