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Royal Irish Rifles

13th Battalion (2nd Co. Down)

ROYAL IRISH RIFLES

Pioneers of the 36th (Ulster) Division

 

1st-8th July : Aveluy Wood / Thiepval Wood.

 

23 names

7905    Rifleman

William

BROWN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

790    Rifleman

Edward

CAMPBELL

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1096    Rifleman

William

CAMPBELL

Died of wounds on the 16th July 1916 - Age 17

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

972    Rifleman

John

DICKSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1157    Rifleman

Robert

FULTON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

515    Rifleman

Ernest

GOURLEY

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

238    Sergeant

Thomas

GRATTAN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

14929    Rifleman

George

HOSIE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6957    Rifleman

George

HULL

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

809    Rifleman

Robert

LAURISON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

685   Company Sergeant Major

Thomas

LUCAS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 45

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

561    Rifleman

Samuel

LUNDY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

656    Rifleman

David

MARSHALL

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6592    Rifleman

Francis

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

682    Lance Corporal

James

McFALL

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Kensal Green (St mary's) Rom. Cath. Cem.

 

249    Rifleman

William James

McGRATH

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

736    Rifleman

David

McROBERTS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

408    Rifleman

Edward

MONTGOMERY

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

666    Rifleman

Robert

MORELL

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

593    Rifleman

William James

RUSSELL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

969    Rifleman

William George

STACK

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Philip Egerton

WEDGEWOOD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

 

490    Rifleman

Thomas

YARDLEY

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial