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Presbyterian Church In Ireland -- Roll of Honour 1914-1919

Congregation of Glennan

I have compared the entries in the Roll of Honour with the names recorded on the Memorial installed in the church. I have added those names not recorded in the Roll and noted any differences etc. I found either as a footnote or in brackets. For those fallen, where possible, I have also added a link to the relevant entry on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website ( and/or Soldiers Died in the Great War I have transcribed.

Surname First Name House Address Rank Regiment, Battalion or Unit Remarks
Adams [1] Robert

Anderson [2] W. J.
Emyvale Private 9th R.I.R.
Boyd* Allan
Emyvale Private 9th R.I.R. Killed in Action
Cargill [3] Jack
Glasslough Sergeant 12th R.I.R. Prisoner of War
Clow [1] Hugh Brodie

Dunn Thomas
Tydavnet Lieutenant Canadians
Eakin [1] George

Eakin [1] Thomas

Foster Kelvey
Glasslough Sergeant 9th Batt. R.I.R. Prisoner of War
Gillanders Joseph
Glasslough Lance-Corporal 12th Batt. R.I.R.
Gillanders Robert
Glasslough Sergeant 12th Batt. R.I.R.
Gillanders Samuel
Glasslough Private 9th Batt. R.I.R.
Gillanders William
Glasslough Private A.S.C.
Gilroy William
Glasslough Sergeant Gordon Highlanders
Johnston [1] Robert

Mitchell Wm.
Glasslough Sergeant 152nd Coy. R.E.
Nixon [4] James
Glasslough Private R.A.M.C. Died (CWGC)
Nixon Thomas
Glasslough Private 12th R.I.R. Wounded
Steenson* [5] Samuel
Tynan Private 12th R.I.R. Killed in Action (CWGC)
Steenson Wm.
Mullapike Lieutenant Canadians
Stewart Robert
Glasslough Private 9th R.I.R.
Sturgeon* [6] Daniel
Glasslough Private 12th R.I.R. Killed in Action (CWGC)
Sturgeon Samuel
Glasslough Sergeant 12th R.I.R.
Vance* Samuel
Glasslough Private 9th R.I.R. Killed in Action
Vance William
Glasslough Private R.I.R.
Wilson* Alec
Glasslough Private 9th R.I.R. Killed in Action
Wilson John
Glasslough Private 9th R.I.R. Wounded
Wilson [1] Robert

Woods Wm.
Glasslough Q.-Master Sergt. 2nd I. Guards

Clow Jessie C.

Clow Eva I.

Eakin Millie

Steenson Margaret

Steenson Sarah

Walker Mary E.

* The names of those recorded on the Roll of Honour as having fallen are not on the main memorial (see photo below). I would presume they are on a separate memorial elsewhere in the church.

1. Recorded on the church memorial but not in the Roll of Honour.

2. Name recorded in Roll of Honour as "Anderson" but "Amberson" on the church memorial.

3. First name recorded on the church memorial as "John".

4. A James Nixon is recorded as having survived on the church memorial but the James Nixon on the Roll of Honour is buried in Glennan Churchyard. Need to find church's memorial to the fallen to check if there was a second James.

5. Recorded on CWGC as serving with 9th Batt. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. There is also a second Samuel recorded on the CWGC from Glasslough here.

6. Recorded on CWGC as serving with 9th Batt. Royal Irish Fusiliers.

7. The names of these women are recorded on the church memorial with no indiction of type of service. It is confirmed that Millie Eakin served as a nurse and it can be reasonably assumed so did the others.


Image courtesy of Anne McCully.

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