IRISH GREAT WAR SOCIETY

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Are you interested in the Great War?   

Are you an amateur WW1 historian or

collector of WW1 artefacts?

 

 Would you like to wear an authentic uniform, learn how to march, drill and function like the men and women of 1914 -1918?

 

Would you like to take part in public living

history displays?

 

Are you reasonably fit and healthy? 

 

Can you attend at least two events and one

training weekend during the display season?

 

Do you want to join a group of like-minded

Great War enthusiasts who aim to perpetuate

and honour the memory of all Irish men and

women that served in WW1?

 

If you have answered 'yes' to the above questions then come and join us in the Irish Great War Society. 
 

In the first instance, please register your interest by sending an email to us with your contact details and particular area of interest at:

[email protected]

For insurance reasons IGWS membership is strictly by subscription only and all members  carry a dated membership card.        Applications for membership are  welcome but acceptance is at the discretion of the management committee. 

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INFORMATION:

The Society own a limited number of uniforms which maybe available to be borrowed by new members if the appropriate sizes are available.  

However, all members are expected to purchase their own uniforms and kit in due course.  There are a number of WW1 replica uniform suppliers available and new members are advised to compare prices and delivery costs before buying.   

The basic uniform will consist of the following;

a).  Jacket

b).  Trousers

c).  Braces

d).  Puttees  (leg wraps)

e).  Collarless shirt

f).   Black boots

h).  Trench cap or SD Cap  (Stiff cap)

 

Other useful items;

a).  Webbing belt

b).  Leather belt (Walking out/Dress belt)

c).  'Grey-back' collarless shirt.

d).  SD braces (White)

e).  Bayonet frog.

f) Full webbing 

 

For your guidance, we have included a just few clothing/uniform suppliers for you to look at;

 www.sofmilitary.co.uk

 www.whatpriceglory.com

 www.schipperfabrik.com

The above list isn't exhaustive and there are many other suppliers available.

 

Important note:

The Irish Great War Society (IGWS) is a non-descriminatory and a non-sectarian society.   It's sole aim is to perpetuate and honour the memory of the Irish men and women from all over the island of Ireland that served and made the ultimate sacrifice in the First World War through living history displays.   For insurance reasons IGWS membership is strictly by subscription only and all members  carry a dated membership card.        Applications for membership are  welcome but acceptance is at the discretion of the management committee.

  

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