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Royal Irish Rifles

9th Battalion (West Belfast)

ROYAL IRISH RIFLES

107th Brigade / 36th (Ulster) Division

 

1st July : Attack of Schwaben Redoubt.

2nd July : Thiepval Wood. Martinsart.

4th July : Harponville.

 

107 names

587    Rifleman

John

AGNEW

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3    Rifleman

William

ALDERDICE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

588    Rifleman

Benjamin

ANDERSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16153    Rifleman

Robert

ANDERSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

361    Rifleman

Robert John

BELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14080    Rifleman

James

BENNETT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8996    Company Sergeant Major

Joseph

BENNETT, MM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

1739    Rifleman

Robert Henry

BLACK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1662    Rifleman

George

BLACKWOOD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16200    Sergeant

Joseph

BOYDE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

284    Rifleman

William James

BROWN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14130    Lance Corporal

Samuel

BRYANS

Died of wounds as POW on the 8th July 1916

Rest in peace in Caudry Old Communal Cemetery

 

673    Rifleman

Thomas

BUNTING

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14042    Rifleman

George

BURNS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16290    Lance Corporal

William John

CAMPBELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William Mackenzie

CAMPBELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

294    Rifleman

Alexander

CARLISLE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3181    Rifleman

John

CLYDE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1089    Rifleman

William John

CRAWFORD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14224    Rifleman

Ninian

CROLL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

14221    Rifleman

John

CROSSAN

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12772    Rifleman

Thomas

DICKSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14384    Sergeant

Walter

DOUEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1574    Rifleman

George

DUNWOODY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1112    Rifleman

John

DYNES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 48

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14599    Rifleman

David

FERGUSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

14602    Rifleman

William

FITZGERALD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12770    Sergeant

Henry

FOSTER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 45

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

59    Rifleman

William Halliday

FRENCH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14627    Rifleman

Edward

FRYER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Major

George Horner

GAFFIKIN

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

Rest in peace in Bray Vale British Cemetery

 

14662    Rifleman

Alexander

GRAY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16528    Rifleman

Samuel

GRAY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14737    Rifleman

William

GRAY

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

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

19531    Rifleman

Thomas

HAMILL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14827    Rifleman

John Irvine

HAMILTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert Victor

HAMILTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1095    Lance Corporal

William James

HARRISON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

John Frederick

HEALY

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

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

2641    Rifleman

Henry

HOLDEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14926    Rifleman

Herbert George

HOLOHAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Nathaniel Frederick

HONE

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

Rest in peace in Tincourt New British Cemetery

 

16555    Rifleman

David

HOPKINS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3576    Rifleman

William

IRVINE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

14977    Rifleman

Joseph

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

664    Rifleman

James

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11429    Rifleman

James

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15009    Rifleman

Thomas

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16637    Rifleman

William

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15054    Rifleman

George Clements

KEENAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15080    Rifleman

James

KIRK

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

639    Lance Corporal

John

KIRKWOOD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16675    Rifleman

William

LARMOUR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15108    Rifleman

Thomas

LEWIS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13044    Rifleman

William

LYTTLE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

156    Rifleman

Jeremiah

MABIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

836    Lance Corporal

John Henry

MAILEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1117    Rifleman

Albert Edward

MALCOLMSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6034    Rifleman

Harry

MARTIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16835    Company Sergeant Major

Joseph

MARTIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1491    Rifleman

George

McCARROL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15373    Rifleman

John

McCOMISKEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

420    Rifleman

James

McCONNELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3466    Rifleman

Hugh Henry

McCORMICK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Tincourt New British Cemetery

 

13132    Rifleman

Thomas

McCORMICK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

15241    Rifleman

Joseph Craig

McCULLOUGH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

15385    Rifleman

William

McCULLOUGH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1355    Rifleman

William

McGUIGGAN

Died of wounds as POW on the 8th July 1916

Rest in peace in Caudry Old Communal Cemetery

 

15417    Rifleman

Thomas

McILVENNY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1310    Rifleman

Archibald

McINTOSH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2798    Rifleman

James

McKENDRY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

13147    Rifleman

James

McROBERTS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15469    Lance Corporal

William

McROBERTS

Died of wounds as POW on the 11th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Caudry Old Communal Cemetery

 

823    Rifleman

Samuel

MEHARRY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1324    Rifleman

William

MILLIGAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4664    Sergeant

G.

MOORE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

421    Rifleman

George William

MULLEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15652    Rifleman

James

MULLEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

840    Rifleman

William

MURPHY

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

769    Rifleman

Alfred

NEILL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

958    Rifleman

Henry

PAYNE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

865    Rifleman

William

PORTER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1358    Rifleman

William Edward

POTTS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

679    Rifleman

John

PRESSDEE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13407    Rifleman

James

QUINN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3591    Rifleman

William

RAINEY

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

15844    Rifleman

Thomas

REID

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

376    Sergeant

David

RITCHIE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 46

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15823    Lance Corporal

Thomas

RODGERS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15881    Rifleman

Robert

RUDDICK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1340    Rifleman

Robert

SAVAGE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1457    Rifleman

Samuel

SHANE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

13583    Rifleman

Joseph James

SHANNON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 45

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4035    Rifleman

Thomas Moran

SHAW

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10609    Lance Corporal

John

SHIELDS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13485    Corporal

Robert

SHORT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

143    Rifleman

William James

SKILLEN

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Gommecourt British Cemetery. n2

 

3467    Rifleman

Joseph

SMYTH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15954    Lance Corporal

Robert

SMYTH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13637    Rifleman

Thomas Henry

SPENCE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

13512    Lance Corporal

Joseph

STEVENSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

948     Lance Corporal

George

SWAIN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

15989    Rifleman

William James

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

6462    Rifleman

James

TOLLERTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16090    Rifleman

Noble

WEIR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16096    Rifleman

Hugh

WILLIAMSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

13861    Rifleman

Thomas

WILLIAMSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial