Royal Dublin Fusiliers Executed in World War One

Grave of Private Rickman shot for desertion

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