Court marshalled on a charge of murder, Captain J.C Bowen - Colthurst was found guilty but insane and served just eighteen months in Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum for his crimes. For many at the time, and since, his case has been held up as a prime example of the British administration's disdain for it's Irish subjects. What is not well known is that Bowen - Colthurst has been invalided home from the the Great War and was probably suffering from what is known today as post - traumatic stress syndrome. This book explores the life and actions of this historical character and allows readers to decide whether he a victim or villain of 1916.
Guilty But Insane - J.C. Bowen-Colthurst: Villain of Victim?
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