William Coman

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From Ken Loach’s Jimmy’s Hall (2014), a film based on the true story of Jimmy Gralton, the only man ever deported from Ireland.

In 1943 the Minister of Pensions received a letter from a German prisoner of war camp franked with a swastika. The letter was from William Coman, a (...)

Letter from German prisoner of war and former Connaught Ranger William Coman.

A prisoner of war in Germany who asked Irish authorities to hold on to his military pension until he returned home, was among hundreds of veterans who(...)