Born in The Kingdom, after living in England in his early teens Frank joined Na Fianna in Dublin, then the Volunteers. As a Squad man he took part in all of their major jobs until arrested at the Burning and jailed. During the Civil War he was a Battalion O/C and in GHQ Intelligence when he earned a reputation for mistreatment of republican prisoners. Comdt. Bolster had to leave the Army after the Mutiny. Shortly after, he married a former Cumann na mBan officer. Frank subsequently got a state job, raised a family and lived out the rest of his life peacefully.Origin and BackgroundRichard and Ellen BolsterFrancis Joseph was the son of a Clerk named Richard Bolster and his wife ...

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