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Nolan, William


Name: Nolan, William


Reg No:11369 (DMP)


Years of Service:11 (including DMP Service)

William Nolan, born on 5th April, 1895, came from Knockmajor, Coolcullen, Co. Kilkenny. He joined the Dublin Metropolitan Police (DMP) on 25th September, 1916, and became a member of An Garda Síochána on the amalgamation of both Forces in 1925. Garda Nolan was married with four children. He also served at College Street and Kill-O-Grange. He was one of five brothers who served in An Garda Siochana.


On Sunday, 19th August, 1928, Garda Nolan was on point duty in Stillorgan village, Co. Dublin, in connection with Leopardstown Races, when he was knocked down by a passing car. He later died from his injuries.