BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Royal Irish Rifles

15th Battalion (North Belfast)

ROYAL IRISH RIFLES

107th Brigade / 36th (Ulster) Division

 

1st-2nd July : With the 108th Brigade, attack between St Pierre-Divion and Schwaben Redoubt.

3rd July : Martinsart.

4th July : Harponville.

 

89 names

706    Lance Corporal

Hugh

ANDERSON, MM

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

9109    Lance Corporal

Patrick

ARMSTRONG

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3899    Rifleman

David

BAIRD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1284    Rifleman

Henry

BLAKE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11894    Rifleman

William

BOYD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12215    Corporal

William

BOYD

Killed in action on the 1st-2nd July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

12214    Rifleman

William James

BOYD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12558    Rifleman

John

BOYLAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14135    Corporal

Samuel

BUNTING

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

William Henry

CHIPLIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12234    Rifleman

Ernest

COLLINGE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2813    Lance Corporal

David Rutherford

CONNELLY

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

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

11911    Sergeant

James Prentice

COTTER

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

1629    Rifleman

James

CUNNINGHAM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1762     Rifleman

Henry

DOWDS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

37    Rifleman

James

EDWARDS

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

210    Rifleman

William

FALL

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12777    Rifleman

James

FENTON

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

11932    Sergeant

Alexander

FLANAGAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11943    Rifleman

Thomas

GIBSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11666    Rifleman

William David

GIRVIN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3253    Rifleman

Gilbert

GLASS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2834    Rifleman

Alexander

GRAHAM

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

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

12273    Rifleman

William John

GRAHAM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14826    Rifleman

Andrew

HAMILTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12892    Rifleman

Archibald McMillan

HANNA

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3252    Rifleman

James

HARPER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12289    Sergeant

William

HAWKINS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11682    Rifleman

Robert

HENDERSON

Died of wounds as POW on the 8th July 1916

Rest in peace in Caudry Old Communal Cemetery

 

11963    Rifleman

William

HENDERSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1094    Rifleman

Robert

HESLIP

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916 - Age 44

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12894     Rifleman

William

HIGGINS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Ernest William Gayles

HIND

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11971    Rifleman

Robert

HUMPHREY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

440    Rifleman

John

HYDE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

347    Rifleman

James

IRELAND

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

12984    Rifleman

John

KERR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1200    Sergeant

Thomas

KIRKPATRICK

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Manchester Southern Cemetery

 

12006    Lance Corporal

William

LATIMER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

2847    Rifleman

John

LAVERY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

809    Rifleman

Hugh

LEAHEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1119    Rifleman

William

LEVINGSTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

942    Sergeant

Marcus

MAITLAND

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12063    Rifleman

William

MARDUIS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8922    Lance Corporal

William

MARSHALL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13268    Sergeant

Ralph

MAXWELL

Died of wounds on the 11th August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Derryaghy Church of Ireland Churchyard

 

11700    Sergeant

John

McADOREY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13235    Corporal

Alexander

McALLISTER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

355    Rifleman

John

McAULEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Allan John

McCLELLAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17713    Rifleman

William Walter

McCULLOUGH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13165    Rifleman

Archibald

McKINLEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

12045    Sergeant

Richard

McMILLEN

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

Rest in peace in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery

 

13136    Rifleman

Alexander Hamilton

McMULLAN

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

13140    Rifleman

Henry

McNEICE

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

116    Corporal

Robert Boyd

McNEILL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12050    Corporal

Samuel

McVEIGH

Died of wounds as POW on the 26th July 1916

Rest in peace in St Souplet British Cemetery

 

1177    Rifleman

Samuel

McWILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12068    Rifleman

Herbert

MILLEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12094    Sergeant

John

MONTGOMERY

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

12087    Sergeant

William

MOORE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15653    Rifleman

George

MUNCE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

879    Rifleman

John

MURDOCK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12097    Rifleman

William Francis

MURDOCK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12104    Rifleman

Robert

NEILL

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13358    Corporal

William

NICHOLL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Douglas Hill

O'FLAHERTY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8836    Rifleman

Alexander

PALMER

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

17/63    Rifleman

J.

PALMER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

9243    Lance Corporal

James

PATTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13398    Sergeant

Samuel

PORTER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

889    Rifleman

James Smyth

QUA

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

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

13414    Sergeant

James Henry

RAINEY

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

13442    Rifleman

Benjamin

RITCHIE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12124    Rifleman

Thomas

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15824    Rifleman

Henry Cooke

RODGERSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8541    Lance Corporal

George James

ROFFEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in A.I.F.Burial Ground

 

179    Rifleman

Christopher

RUSSELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13486    Rifleman

Robert

SILLERY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11744    Rifleman

Robert

SKELLY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in A.I.F.Burial Ground

 

243    Rifleman

John

STEWART

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12151    Rifleman

Henry

STOCKMAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12158    Rifleman

Alexander

SWEENEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12162    Rifleman

William

TAGGART

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Charles Bernard

TATE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

982    Rifleman

William

TEW

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

182    Lance Corporal

James

USSHER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12182    Rifleman

Edward

WILSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

12187    Rifleman

James Woodside

WRIGHT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial