Roger David Casement

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Roger David Casement

Birthplace: Kingstown District, Dublin, Ireland, Dublin, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Dublin, Ireland
Death: Died in Pentonville Prison, London, England
Cause of death: Hanged in Pentonville prison, England
Place of Burial: Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of Captain Roger Casement and Anne Jephson
Brother of Agnes Jane Casement; Charles Adam William Ball Casement; Thomas Hugh Jephson Casement; Annie Catherine Casement and Charles Casement

Managed by: Terry Teford Cooper
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About Roger David Casement

Irish Nationalist. Began career in British Colonial service, and was knighted in 1911 for his activities which included exposure of colonial brutalities and exploitation. Joining the Irish Volunteers, during World War I he went to Germany hoping for support for an independent Ireland and attempted to raise an Irish Brigade to fight against England. Arranged for German arms to be shipped in 1916 to support the Easter Rising, but these were captured by the British. He himself had hoped to...

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Roger David Casement's Timeline

September 1, 1864
Dublin, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Dublin, Ireland
October 29, 1865
Age 1
Maughold, Isle of Man
August 3, 1916
Age 51
Pentonville Prison, London, England
August 1916
Age 51
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland