Remembrance: The World War I Dead of Co. Kildare

Remembrance: The World War I Dead of Co. Kildare is an important new publication supported by the County Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee. The book was compiled and edited by genealogist Karel Kiely and historians James Durney and Mario Corrigan of Kildare Library & Arts Service.

The book lists over seven hundred and fifty men and three women from County Kildare who died in World War I. Each entry includes (where available), service number and/or rank, regiment, date of birth, age at death, date and location of death, burial or memorial location, parents and/or spouse, nature of the connection to County Kildare, and also brief supplementary information including enlistment date and location. The work will serve as a valuable reference for many years to come for historians and genealogists, as well as the general public with an interested in how World War I impacted upon the people of County Kildare.

Officially launched on the 17th of June 2021 by the Cathaoirleach of Kildare County Council, Cllr. Mark Stafford, this well presented hardback publication can be purchased at the following locations throughout the county:

Athy – Winkles Shop

Kilcullen – Woodbine Books

Kildare – Kildare Heritage Centre

Maynooth – Maynooth Bookshop

Naas – Barker & Jones

Newbridge – Farrell & Nephew

Copies are also available to borrow at County Kildare Community Libraries.

Update: this book can be downloaded in pdf format, along with a continually updated list of County Kildare WWI dead, from the county archives website: