Pawns who serve in British wars
Published 11/10/2010 | 05:00
Kevin Myers once again refers to Irishmen in British uniform as Irish soldiers (Irish Independent, October 7).
Specific reference is made to a Lt Patrick Bury from Co Wicklow, who has written a book on his exploits in Helmand Province as a British soldier.
Upon enlisting in the British army, all recruits are duty-bound to take the oath and swear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, her heirs and successors.