The Baron and 'The Dook'

Description

The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) is pleased to host the Ulster Society of Irish Historical Studies (USIHS).

Dr Frances Nolan from the National Library of Ireland will talk about Arthur Reginald, 5th Baron De Freyne, an Anglo-Irish military officer of the British Army who had also served in the ranks in the United States Army. De Freyne disappeared for a time in the early 1900s, before reappearing as a soldier in the US Army. He served in the Philippines in the years after the Philippine-American war before returning home, serving as an officer in the British Army in World War One and dying in combat in 1917.

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Venue

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
2 Titanic Boulevard
Belfast
BT3 9HQ
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Date

14 Dec 2017 ‐ 6.30pm - 8pm

Price

Free

Venue website

www.nidirect.gov.uk/proni

Map

Directions to Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

PRONI is approximately 1.5 miles from Belfast City Hall. Cross Queens bridge and keep left, passing the Odyssey Arena on your left. Pass through the junction and Titanic Boulevard is on the left immediately after the Citibank building. PRONI is on the left hand side. If approaching by the M1 Motorway from the west, continue onto the Westlink and then onto the M3 (heading towards Bangor). At junction 1 take the A2 exit to Belfast (the exit for the Odyssey), turn left towards Sydenham Road then take the first right onto Sydenham Road. Turn left onto Titanic Boulevard immediately after the Citibank building and PRONI is on the left hand side. If approaching by the A2 Sydenham bypass from the east, take the exit on the right towards Dee Street. Turn left at Dee Street then at the roundabout take the first exit onto Sydenham Road. After about half a mile turn right into Titanic Boulevard. PRONI is on the left hand side. If approaching from the north by the M2, continue onto the M3 (heading towards bangor). At junction 1 take the A2 exit to Belfast (the exit for the Odyssey), turn left towards Sydenham Road then take the first right onto Sydenham road. Turn left onto Titanic Boulevard immediately after the Citibank building and PRONI is on the left hand side.

Venue

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
2 Titanic Boulevard
Belfast
BT3 9HQ
Read More ›

Date

14 Dec 2017 ‐ 6.30pm - 8pm

Price

Free

Venue website

www.nidirect.gov.uk/proni