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Royal Irish Rifles

12th Battalion (Central Antrim)

ROYAL IRISH RIFLES

108th Brigade / 36th (Ulster) Division

 

1st July : Attack on the North bank of the Ancre.

2nd July : Martinsart.

3rd July : Forceville.

 

157 names

6122    Rifleman

Andrew

AGNEW

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4932    Rifleman

David

ANDERSON

Died of wounds on the 5th July 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

17219    Rifleman

James

BAILIE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17231    Rifleman

Daniel Rea

BARNETT

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

17256    Sergeant

James

BENISON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

172    Rifleman

Robert

BIRNIE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1084    Rifleman

John

BLACK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17272    Rifleman

William

BLACKMORE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

69    Sergeant

James

BLAIR

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6293    Rifleman

John

BONNAR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17292    Rifleman

John McMaster

BOYCE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17311    Rifleman

Bryce

BRENNAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17318    Rifleman

Edward

BROWN

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Forceville Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

1707    Rifleman

John

BURNS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17396    Sergeant

Samuel Coleman

CALWELL

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Lawford Burne

CAMPBELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17356    Rifleman

William John

CAMPBELL

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

3898    Rifleman

Edward

CARLISLE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

108    Rifleman

Robert

CARSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1709    Rifleman

Samuel

CARSON

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

17441    Rifleman

James

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17445    Sergeant

Thomas

CLARKE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17457    Rifleman

George

COCHRANE

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

17458    Rifleman

John

COCHRANE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

761    Rifleman

Robert John

COLEMAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

96    Lance Corporal

James

CONNER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19441    Lance Corporal

Thomas

COOKE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18917    Rifleman

Robert

COOPER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

614    Rifleman

Alexander

CRAIG

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1712    Rifleman

Samuel

CRAIG

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

17378    Rifleman

Samuel

CRAWFORD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

4856    Rifleman

James

DAVIDSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

17564    Sergeant

Isaac

DEAN

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

2802    Rifleman

William James

EASON

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

2407    Rifleman

Robert

ERSKINE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17595    Rifleman

Charles

ESDALE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17629    Lance Corporal

James

FENTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

783    Rifleman

James

FERGIE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17651    Rifleman

James

FORSYTHE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6362    Lance Corporal

William

FURGROVE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

115    Rifleman

David John

GAMBLE

Died of wounds as POW on the 8th July 1916 - Age 17

Rest in peace in Caudry Old Communal Cemetery

 

18993    Rifleman

Frank

GAMBLE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17696    Sergeant

Thomas

GETTINBY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17742    Rifleman

Thomas

GOURLAY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17759    Rifleman

Duncan

GRAHAM

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

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

3711    Rifleman

Martin

GRAHAM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19005    Rifleman

John

GRANT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19003    Sergeant

William

GRANT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

John

GRIFFITHS

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

17778    Corporal

Robert Moore

HAMILL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

2433    Lance Corporal

John

HANVEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17834    Rifleman

Andrew

HARKIN

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

17844    Sergeant

James

HARVEY, MM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Thomas Greenwood

HAUGHTON

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

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

236    Rifleman

Robert

HAYES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

243    Rifleman

John

HILL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

796    Rifleman

John

HILL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

James

HOLLYWOOD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17899    Rifleman

Samuel

HOY

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

6354    Rifleman

William Henry

HUMPHREY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17923    Lance Corporal

George

IRELAND

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3769    Rifleman

Samuel

JAMIESON

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

17942    Rifleman

Sydney

JAMISON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17944    Rifleman

Thomas Edward

JAMISON

Died of wounds as POW on the 26th August 1916

Rest in peace in Hamburg Cemetery

 

Captain

John Edward

JENKS

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

460    Rifleman

George

JESS

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

17965    Rifleman

Daniel

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

7578    Rifleman

Frank

KENNEDY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18011    Rifleman

Thomas

KENNEDY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18018    Rifleman

Hugh

KERR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18023    Rifleman

Frank

KIDD

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

776    Rifleman

John

KILLIPS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19046    Rifleman

James

KING

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

271    Rifleman

Francis

KIRK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

642    Rifleman

William

LAVERTY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Archie Dunlop

LEMON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 41

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1925    Rifleman

James

LENNOX

Died of wounds on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Etretat Churchyard

 

4873    Rifleman

William

LEWIS, served as McLOUGHLIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6186    Rifleman

David

LINTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18103    Rifleman

Joseph

LOGAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6363    Rifleman

Alexander

LUKE

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

1775    Rifleman

Isaac Bell

MACALLISTER

Died of wounds on the 14th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Dunluce Presbyterian Churchyard

 

Second Lieutenant

Sir Edward Harry

MACNAGHTEN

Detached from The 1st Black Watch

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

18419    Lance Corporal

Edward

MAGEE

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

18394    Sergeant

William Arthur

MAGILL, MM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18430    Rifleman

James

MANSON

Killed in action on the 29th June 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

399    Rifleman

Robert

MANSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18198    Rifleman

Hugh

McCALLUM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

305    Rifleman

David

McCALMONT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

818    Rifleman

John

McCART

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18203    Rifleman

James

McCARTHY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6357    Rifleman

Robert

McCARTNEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2749    Rifleman

Jackson

McCAUGHAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18136    Rifleman

David

McCLELLAND

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

William

McCLUGGAGE

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

1616    Rifleman

James

McCONAGHY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

352    Rifleman

Bertie

McCREA

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1617    Rifleman

William Robert

McDONALD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

825    Rifleman

Robert

McDOWELL

Killed in action on the 29th June 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

2493    Rifleman

Malcolm

McFADDEN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4871    Rifleman

Edward

McFALL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6190    Rifleman

James

McGOWAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19687    Rifleman

John

McGOWAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18307    Sergeant

John

McILWAINE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18311    Rifleman

Daniel

McKAY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

659    Rifleman

Matthew

McKAY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18313    Rifleman

Samuel

McKAY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5942    Rifleman

James

McKEE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1777    Rifleman

William

McKENDRY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1624    Rifleman

John

McLEAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

829    Sergeant

James

McMANUS

Died of wounds on the 14th July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

19626    Rifleman

Samuel

McMASTER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19657    Rifleman

William John

McMULLIN

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

19120    Lance Corporal

George

McMURRAY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19627    Rifleman

Daniel

McNEICE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

383    Rifleman

Andrew

McNEILL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

389    Rifleman

Samuel

MELLIN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

6862    Rifleman

Thomas

MILLAR

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18508    Corporal

James Finlay

MORGAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2650    Rifleman

William John

MORROW

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3561    Rifleman

Samuel

MULHOLLAND

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18536    Rifleman

John

MURPHY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

Captain

Charles Stephenson

MURRAY

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 44

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

7508    Lance Corporal

Charles

NORRELL

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

4770    Rifleman

John

O'NEILL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18587    Rifleman

George Harvey

OWENS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

400    Rifleman

Samuel

PARKER

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

1779    Rifleman

John

PARKHILL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6353    Lance Corporal

Robert

PATTERSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

444    Rifleman

William

POWERS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

18647    Corporal

Henry Geoffrey

QUIGLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

949    Rifleman

David

RAINEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

468    Lance Corporal

William John

REID

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1087    Rifleman

James

ROBINSON

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

18689    Rifleman

Robert

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18699    Rifleman

Samuel

ROBINSON

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

479    Rifleman

John

RUSSELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18757    Lance Corporal

Ernest Walter

SHIELDS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6117   Rifleman

Samuel

SIMM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18766    Rifleman

Hugh

SIMPSON

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

19211    Corporal

James

SMYTH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18794    Rifleman

John

SMYTH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4931    Rifleman

James

STEELE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19956    Sergeant

Joseph Patterson

TAYLOR

Died of wounds as POW on the 13th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Hamburg Cemetery

 

7537    Rifleman

Samuel

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

868    Rifleman

John

THOMPSON

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

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

19232    Rifleman

Robert

TODD

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

18840    Lance Corporal

William

TORBITT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19235    Rifleman

James

VERNER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19242    Rifleman

Alexander

WALLACE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

210    Lance Corporal

Ronald

WATERMAN

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19297    Corporal

James

WATSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6350    Rifleman

John

WEIR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

19341    Rifleman

Howard

WILLIS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19327    Rifleman

John

WILLSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4402    Rifleman

William

WYLIE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

837    Rifleman

James Murray

YOUNG

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

MAN SERVING IN AN OTHER UNIT

 

Second Lieutenant

William Turner

RICHARDSON

108th Machine Gun Company

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial