Sergeant James Woods, (2358), Scartaglen, Co. Kerry.

A farmer’s son from Co. Clare. Born 25.03.1900.
Died 03.12.1923, aged 23 years.

Shot dead in an armed raid on Scartaglen Station. (The photograph of Sergeant Woods (on right with double barrel shotgun) and Guard Spillane (on left with Lee Enfield 303 rifle) taken between shortly before the attack on the Scartaglin Station. Photograph courtesy of Guard Spillane’s family.)


Serving member of An Garda Siochana. Admin of ESF and grumpy old fart