As a record of how one part of the United Kingdom broke away to form its own self-governing nation some ninety years ago, it is a truly extraordinary online resource, and all credit to the Department of Defence for making it available online.
(With thanks to @IrishRoots and @findmypastie)
UPDATE: An article on the new collection also appeared in the Irish Times on Tuesday August 7th - see www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2012/0807/1224321630724.html
Check out my Scotland's Greatest Story research service www.ScotlandsGreatestStory.co.uk
New book: It's Perthshire 1866 - there's been a murder... www.thehistorypress.co.uk/products/The-Mount-Stewart-Murder.aspx (from June 12th 2012)