WHAT MILITARY AND POLICE RECORDS ARE ONLINE?
1. The Irish Army. A 1922 'census' of the fledgling Free State army is searchable on the Irish Military Archives site, www.militaryarchives.ie.
2. The British Army: The original records are all in the British National Archives in London (www.nationalarchives.gov.uk). Their Medal Card records are very useful for First World Ward servicemen. Surviving service records of the First World War are transcribed at www.ancestry.co.uk. Pre-1914 service and pension records are at www.findmypast.co.uk.
3. There is a voluntary project to list of Ireland's World War 1 veterans 1914-1918 at www.worldwar1veterans.com and you can also search Irelands Memorial Records for World War 1 at http://imr.inflandersfields.be/search.html
4. The Royal Irish Constabulary: a part-index to the LDS microfilm copy of the original RIC register is at www.ancestry.co.uk.