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Royal Irish Rifles

10th Battalion (South Belfast)

ROYAL IRISH RIFLES

107th Brigade / 36th (Ulster) Division

 

1st-2nd July : Attack of Schwaben Redoubt.

2nd July : Martinsart.

4th July : Harponville.

 

117 names

Second Lieutenant

Maurice Leslie

ADAMSON

Detached from The Royal Scots Fusiliers

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

16    Rifleman

William

AGNEW

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1815    Rifleman

George

ANDERSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13958    Rifleman

William John

ARCHER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

16157    Rifleman

William Henry

ASHE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

12    Lance Corporal

James

ATKINSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14063    Rifleman

John Edward

BAXTER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1894    Rifleman

George

BELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1734    Rifleman

Thomas

BELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

565    Rifleman

William James

BELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

437    Rifleman

Thomas James

BENTLEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Colonel

Herbert Clifford

BERNARD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 50

Rest in peace in Martinsart British Cemetery

 

14098    Rifleman

Alexander

BOLAND

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

582    Rifleman

Robert

BOYD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14120    Rifleman

Alexander

BROWN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1567    Rifleman

Herbert Ernest

CAMPBELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14208    Rifleman

Hugh

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 44

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16348    Rifleman

John

CONNOR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

David Bertram

CORBETT

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Martinsart British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Charles Frederick

CRAIG

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Martinsart British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

William

DEAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14419    Sergeant

Robert

DEANE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

915    Rifleman

Francis

DICKSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14370    Lance Corporal

James

DICKSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14512    Rifleman

Frederick

DONNELLY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4325    Rifleman

Robert

DUMMIGAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14356    Rifleman

Benjamin

DUNCAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14405    Rifleman

William

DUNWOODY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Thomas Brignall

ELLIOTT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14532    Rifleman

William James

ELLIOTT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3643    Rifleman

Ernest

EWINGTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1770    Rifleman

John Alexander

FORSYTHE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7239    Rifleman

Samuel

FULTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14686    Rifleman

Hugh

GAMBLE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

593    Lance Corporal

James Joseph

GANNON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14696    Rifleman

George

GEDDIS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4300    Rifleman

Oliver

GIBSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14651    Rifleman

Adam

GLASS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

6911    Rifleman

John

GOODWIN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14713    Lance Corporal

George

GORMAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

205    Rifleman

Edward

GRAHAM

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

189    Rifleman

George

GRAHAM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William Osmond

GREEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14738    Rifleman

William

GREER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3645    Rifleman

William John

GREER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14748    Rifleman

Robert

GREGORY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1697    Rifleman

Samuel Ernest

HADDEN

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Forceville Communal Cemetery and Ext.

 

14820    Rifleman

Thomas

HALLIDAY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

14863    Rifleman

George Albert

HAWTHORNE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

12871    Rifleman

George

HENDRY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

Captain

Barry

HILL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11336    Rifleman

John

HODGEN

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Forceville Communal Cemetery and Ext.

 

14921    Rifleman

William Robert

HOEY

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

14936    Rifleman

George

HOY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

816    Rifleman

William Lamont

HUGHES

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Forceville Communal Cemetery and Ext.

 

802    Rifleman

Paul

IRVINE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14993    Lance Corporal

Henry

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1627    Rifleman

Hugh

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11986    Rifleman

James

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14999    Rifleman

James

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15007    Lance Corporal

Samuel

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15008    Lance Corporal

Samuel

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15025    Rifleman

James Ritchie

JONES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6882    Rifleman

William John

KEEFE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Aveluy Wood Cemetery

 

15134    Rifleman

Henry

LARKIN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1189    Rifleman

Henry

LEACOCK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

15157    Rifleman

William

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1144    Rifleman

James

LIVINGSTONE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6681    Lance Corporal

Edward Stewart

LOCKINGTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

395    Rifleman

Samuel

MACRORY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1517    Rifleman

James Alexander

MAGEE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Frederick Michel

MASTERMAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1413    Rifleman

James

MAXWELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1676    Rifleman

John

McAULEY

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

15202    Rifleman

Andrew

McBRIDE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

307    Rifleman

Robert

McCANDLESS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

6226    Rifleman

James

McCOY

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 53

Rest in peace in Martinsart British Cemetery

 

15250    Corporal

John

McCOY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

1512    Rifleman

George Wallace

McKILLEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

15461    Rifleman

Richard

McNAMARA

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

448    Rifleman

Alexander

McNIECE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15473    Rifleman

John

McWILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10504    Sergeant

Thomas

MEANEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15582    Sergeant

Robert George

MEGARRY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

15505    Rifleman

William

MILLIGAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

813    Rifleman

William

MILLIKEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

478    Rifleman

George

MILLS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

1810    Rifleman

John

MILLS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

775    Rifleman

Edward

MOORE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

6321    Rifleman

James

MORRISON

Killed in action on the 29th June 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

871    Rifleman

Robert

MORROW

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15661    Rifleman

Matthew

MURPHY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

428    Rifleman

Robert

NEILL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15711    Rifleman

Hugh

NICHOLSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1829    Rifleman

Charles

NIXON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15703    Rifleman

Mark

NUTT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15755    Rifleman

James

PARK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15730    Rifleman

Thomas James

PATTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

15772    Corporal

Henry

PEDEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15744    Rifleman

Robert

PRESHUR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11093    Rifleman

John

RICE

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17/51    Rifleman

Isaac

RICHARDSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

15866    Rifleman

Thomas

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

710     Rifleman

William

SANDERSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13533     Sergeant

Thomas Frankland

SAYE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13477    Rifleman

David

SHANKS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13491    Rifleman

Robert

SKILLEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15952    Corporal

George

SMYTH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13741    Sergeant

Samuel

TORRENS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13742    Rifleman

William

TOTTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13814    Lance Corporal

Walter Henry

WALSH

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

6604    Rifleman

James

WATSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1427    Rifleman

John

WATSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

16083    Rifleman

Thomas

WATSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Eric Maurice

WILSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

542    Rifleman

George

WILSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13872    Rifleman

William

WILSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial