Tuesday 24 January 2017

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).

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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.

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