Limerick pensioners were recently contacted by the War Office, with inquiries regarding their willingness to participate in garrison duty in the event of mobilization for home defense. Compensation was offered at varying rates, in accordance with rank and pensions. In response, the pensioners have expressed their affirmative intention to serve and support their community in times of need.
The proactive approach from the War Office reflects their dedication to ensuring the security and safety of Limerick and its surrounding district. By reaching out to the Limerick pensioners, they harness the invaluable experience and capabilities of these skilled veterans, further reinforcing the community’s protection.
The pensioners’ positive response to the Office’s request serves not only as an example of their enduring commitment to their region but also as an inspiration for the younger generation. Their willingness to return to garrison duty, despite retirement, highlights their strong sense of responsibility and devotion to their homeland.
This collaboration between the Office and the Limerick pensioners fosters a sense of unity and collective strength, demonstrating a shared determination to defend their community in times of crisis. As a result, the Limerick residents can feel reassured that they are supported by individuals with the knowledge and experience to ensure their safety.
Nottingham Evening Post – Monday 03 September 1900