Peter Connolly

Died aged unknown

Peter Connolly FSA (8 May 1935 – 2 May 2012) was a renowned British scholar of the ancient world, Greek and Roman military equipment historian, reconstructional archaeologist and illustrator. He was a regular contributor to such periodicals as the Journal of Roman Military Equipment Studies and Roman Frontier Studies.

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The North King Street Massacre. April 1916. On The Night Of Friday/Saturday 28th 29th April 1916 during some of the fiercest fighting of the Rising, sixteen innocent civilians, who were sheltering in their homes, were brutally murdered in their homes, by British Crown Forces. They were: Christopher Hickey (16) Thomas Hickey (38) Peter Connolly (39) Peter Lawless(21) James McCarty (36) James Finnigan (40) Patrick Hoey (25) Edward Dunne (39) John Walsh (34) Michael Hughes (50) Michael Nunan (34) George Ennis (51) Patrick Bealen (30) James Healy (44) John Biernes (50) William O'Neill (16)

Kevin Barry House, North King Street, Dublin, Ireland where he was killed (1916)