Millstreet Train Ambush

1921 Feb 11. Fourteen Royal Fusiliers were coming back after dark by the evening train from Mallow. They were mostly Courts-Martial witnesses returning from Buttevant. In a cutting between Rathcool and Millstreet the train was stopped by the rebels by prearranged signal to the engine. Fire was poured into the leading coach where the troops were. 2 of the soldiers died and 6 were wounded

The inquiry shows that


In the group, unwounded, included



British Soldiers killed in Ireland