Grave of Private Albert Rickman
There were there Dublin Fusiliers actually shot between 1914 and the regiment disbanding in 1922. These men were
As regards desertion, there was a lot of desertion happening in the British Army. An analysis of the men with the 1000 service numbers from 11000 to 11999 shows that 1 in 50 has "deserter" on his medal card. It is unclear what you had to do to be shot rather than reprimanded.
Royal Dublin Fusilier Courts Martial