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Royal Irish Rifles

8th Battalion (East Belfast)

ROYAL IRISH RIFLES

107th Brigade / 36th (Ulster) Division

 

1st July : Attack of Schwaben Redoubt.

2nd July : Thiepval Wood. Martinsart.

4th July : Harponville.

 

149 names

12497    Rifleman

George

ADAMS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3978    Rifleman

Thomas Joseph

ALLEN, MM

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1179    Lance Corporal

Hugh

ANDREWS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12520    Rifleman

Robert

ATKINSON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Aveluy Wood Cemetery

 

184    Rifleman

Thomas

ATKINSON

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12523    Rifleman

Philip

AYTON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

13980    Rifleman

David

BAIN

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

963    Rifleman

John

BASHFORD

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Henry Parker

BEGGS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

846    Rifleman

Frederick Samuel

BLACK

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12209    Rifleman

Robert

BLOOMER

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3150    Rifleman

Matthew

BLYTHE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

3863    Rifleman

John

BOURKE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

12601    Rifleman

James

BOWMAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3119    Rifleman

John Hogg

BOYD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

653    Rifleman

Thomas

BOYD

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

773    Lance Corporal

James

BOYLE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1313    Rifleman

Robert

BROWN

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1862    Rifleman

John

CALDWELL

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

249    Rifleman

Frederick

CAMPBELL

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12229    Rifleman

Joseph

CAMPBELL

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 50

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

548    Rifleman

William Henry

CAMPBELL

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

725    Rifleman

Charles

CARSON

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

12666    Rifleman

Frederick Charles

CINNAMOND

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1042    Rifleman

James

CLARKE

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

12669    Rifleman

Robert

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12680    Rifleman

John McFadzean

CONWAY, MM

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Arthur Eyre

COOTE

Killed in action on the 1st-2nd July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12236    Rifleman

William James

COOTE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

969    Lance Corporal

Thomas James

COPES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

753    Sergeant

John Bell

CRICHTON

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - 42

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

989    Rifleman

David

CROMIE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12708    Rifleman

Walter

CROSSLEY

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1195    Rifleman

George

CROZIER

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Cayeux Military Cemetery

 

7179    Lance Corporal

Robert Gilliland

CULBERT

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1639    Rifleman

James

CUMMINS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14268    Rifleman

Robert

CUNNINGHAM

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

12643    Rifleman

James

CURRIE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12716    Sergeant

Thomas

DAVIDSON

Died of wounds as POW on the 15th July 1916

Rest in peace in Caudry Old Communal Cemetery

 

12732    Rifleman

William

DUNBAR

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Beaumont-Hamel British Cemetery

 

12738    Rifleman

Thomas Arthur

DYER

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12757    Sergeant

William

ERVINE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1436    Rifleman

Robert

FERRIS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3528    Rifleman

Robert

FINLAY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

398    Rifleman

Robert James

FRENCH

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1113    Rifleman

John Lee

GALBRAITH

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

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

 

826    Lance Corporal

Robert John Richmond

GILMORE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

895    Rifleman

James

GORDON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12841    Rifleman

William

GRAY

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Bournemouth East Cemetery

 

12847    Rifleman

William

GREER

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12849    Lance Corporal

Henry

GUINNESS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12850    Rifleman

Robert

HALDANE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12283    Company Sergeant Major

Arthur

HALL

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 45

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

117    Rifleman

Alexander

HAMILTON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3129    Rifleman

William

HODGEN

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Cayeux Military Cemetery

 

6173    Rifleman

John

HOUSTON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

359    Rifleman

Matthew

HUNTER

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

776    Lance Corporal

Robert

HUNTER

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1031    Rifleman

Robert

HUTCHISON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1019    Rifleman

William George

JESS

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery

 

12960    Rifleman

James

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12937    Rifleman

John

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12949    Rifleman

Robert

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12314    Rifleman

John

KELLS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 1049    Rifleman

Robert

KELLY

Died of wounds as POW on the 13th July 1916

Rest in peace in Caudry Old Communal Cemetery

 

996    Rifleman

William

KELLY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12983    Rifleman

Samuel

KENNEDY

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12985    Rifleman

James

KERR

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15076    Rifleman

William John

KINNEAR

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15133    Rifleman

Arthur

LANG

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3983    Rifleman

Thomas

LAVERY

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15146    Sergeant

Hamilton

LAWSON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1005    Rifleman

Francis

LEMON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13000    Rifleman

David

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15109    Rifleman

John

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15164    Lance Corporal

George

LIVINGSTONE

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

Rest in peace in Cayeux Military Cemetery

 

13036    Rifleman

Robert

LOUGH

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

1139   Sergeant

Samuel

LOWRY, DCM

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12474    Rifleman

William

MATIER

Died of wounds as POW on the 9th July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in St Souplet British Cemetery

 

19136    Rifleman

Robert Henry

MATTHEWS

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Forceville Communal Cemetery and Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant

Stanley Woods

MAXWELL

Died of wounds as POW on the 27th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in St Souplet British Cemetery

 

13054    Rifleman

George

McARTHUR

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1442    Rifleman

William John

McBRIDE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13228    Sergeant

William George

McCAW

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

489    Rifleman

Robert

McCLEMENTS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

655    Rifleman

Andrew

McCOLLAM

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1439    Rifleman

Samuel

McCRACKEN

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

35    Rifleman

Thomas Henry

McCREERY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1187    Rifleman

James Ernest

McCUE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1378    Rifleman

John

McCULLOCH

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15400    Corporal

William

McELROY

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

626    Rifleman

Daniel

McFALL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13153    Rifleman

James

McILWRATH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13087    Lance Corporal

James

McINTOSH

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15425    Rifleman

James Johnston

McKEE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13161    Rifleman

Thomas John

McKEE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

317    Rifleman

David

McKINLEY

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1150    Rifleman

Robert

McKINNEY

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13171    Rifleman

Samuel

McMILLAN

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13172    Sergeant

William George

McMILLAN

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

910    Rifleman

Robert

McVEIGH

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15499    Sergeant

Thomas

MILLAR

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15594    Rifleman

James

MILLIGAN

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15602    Rifleman

Samuel

MISKELLY

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1628    Rifleman

George Smith

MITCHELL

Died of wounds on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Thomas George

MOORE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13330    Sergeant

Samuel

MORRISON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

13332    Rifleman

John Bennett

MORROW

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12483    Sergeant

Stewart

MORROW

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916

Rest in peace in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery

 

707    Rifleman

David

MULLAN

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

708    Rifleman

Robert

MUNN

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Johnston

MURPHY

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19710    Rifleman

Noble

NESBITT

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

13364    Rifleman

James

NOBLE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Stump Road Cemetery

 

15713    Sergeant

Arthur

O'NEIL

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

863    Rifleman

Robert

PATTERSON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1190    Rifleman

Joseph

PATTON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3526    Rifleman

Samuel

QUINN

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13411    Rifleman

Thomas

QUINN

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4745    Rifleman

Andrew

RANSON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

853    Rifleman

William

RAVEY

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13433    Rifleman

Allen

REA

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

13419    Lance Corporal

Henry

REID

Died of wounds as POW on the 10th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Caudry Old Communal Cemetery

 

13441    Rifleman

Thomas

RIPPARD

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

13443    Rifleman

John

RITCHIE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

12411    Lance Corporal

James

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12417    Rifleman

Joseph

SAVAGE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 42

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13572    Rifleman

Alexander

SCOTT

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

13569    Rifleman

Walter

SCOTT

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

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

253    Rifleman

William Taylor

SHANKS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 56

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13588    Sergeant

Samuel

SHIELDS, MM

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1301    Lance Corporal

Thomas

SILLARS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

469    Rifleman

William John

SILVEY

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13657    Rifleman

Hugh Henry

STEWART

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

17023    Rifleman

Robert

THOMPSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14607    Rifleman

William

TURKINGTON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

857    Lance Corporal

Robert

UPRICHARD

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

914    Rifleman

James Leahy

WALLACE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

1484    Rifleman

David

WALSH

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13774    Rifleman

Thomas

WARKE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13821    Rifleman

Albert

WASSON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13831    Rifleman

Samuel

WEIR

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1240    Rifleman

James

WHITESIDE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

13879    Rifleman

John

WILSON

Died of wounds on the 13th July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Manchester Southern Cemetery

 

549    Sergeant

Albert Arthur

WINTER

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Alexander Hunter

WITHEROW

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

3430    Rifleman

Archibald

WITHERS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4262    Rifleman

Samuel

WOODS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

12466    Rifleman

Arthur

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial