Patrick English (1894-1970), Frongoch Letters

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Patrick EnglishPatrick English (1894-1970) was part of the F. Company, 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade who fought in the General Post Office Garrison in Easter 1916. After the surrender, he was imprisoned in Stafford, later transferred to Wormwood Scrubs and then interned in Frongoch, until he was released at Christmas 1916. 

The collection consists mainly of correspondence between Patrick and various family members, discussing conditions in Frongoch and how his family were coping in Ireland without him. It also includes notes drafted by English about his actions during Easter Week, 1916. It was kindly donated to Dublin City Archives by his son – also named Patrick English.

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