Photograph, sepia toned, Tom McGrath, in military uniform.


Photograph, sepia toned, Tom McGrath, in portrait orientation, shows him looking towards viewers right, in army officers uniform.

Tom McGrath was a member of the Clare All-Ireland Hurling championship winning team, 1914. He served through the Irish War of Independence as a member of the IRA. During the Civil War he served in the National Army and later in the Irish Defence Forces where he rose to the rank of Colonel. He was the founder of the Army Ordnance Service, later the Ordnance Corp, of the Irish Defence Forces.

Collection: Tom McGrath

Category: Visual Representation

2015.0040 (5084)