Sinn Fein Rebellion: “Rebels took Bridewell Police Station at 8pm”

7.50am Recorder phones that about 30 Rebels were sniping at FitzWilliam Square.
8.25am Armoured motor car going along Kings Street at Moroneys Cornet, Military searching houses in Green Street.
9.40am Chief Superintendent to Under Secretary, Rebels took Bridewell Police Station at 8pm. There were 18 Policemen there at the time. 17 of them were liberated and escorted by Rebels to North Dublin Union. The Asst Master at the Union allowed them out through a back gate and they got safe to Manor Street Barracks.
Const Hales 119D drew his staff struck a rebel on the head with it and was in consequence detained a prisoner.
9.50am nurses in 34 Rutland Square reports that there are nurses hungry there.

WE Johnston

Cc. 29/4/16

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2 thoughts on “Sinn Fein Rebellion: “Rebels took Bridewell Police Station at 8pm”

  1. Closing signature may be of Walter Edgeworth-Johnstone, Chief Commissioner of the DMP, signing thus: W E Johnstone, C C.

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