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Soldiers Died in the Great War

Royal Irish Regiment - 8th Battalion

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SURNAME Christian Name(s) Born Place Born County Born Country Enlisted Residence Number Rank Cause Place Date of Death Notes
ABBEY William Claridge Stratford, Essex Leyton, Essex 3873 Private Died of wounds France & Flanders 11/08/1918 Formerly 71709, London Regt.
ALLEN Thomas H. Annaghmore Co. Armagh Ireland Armagh Portadown, Co. Armagh 3417 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 11552, R. Ir. Fus.
BALLS Alfred Colchester, Essex West Bergholt, Essex 3710 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 07/08/1918 Formerly 21221, E. Surrey Regt.
BARTON John Ardistraw Co. Tyrone Ireland Omagh, Co. Tyrone Newtownstewart, Co. Tyrone 3441 Pte. (L/Cpl.) Killed in action France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 11234, R. Innis. Fus.
BATE William Reginald Elworth Cheshire England Whaley Bridge, Cheshire 4303 Sergt. Died of wounds France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 43042, R. Ir. Rifles; M.M.
BOLTON William Ernest Albert Kennington, Surrey Walworth, Surrey 3972 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 05/09/1918 Formerly 210636, Rifle Brigade.
BOYLAN Thomas South Leith, Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland Leith Edinburgh 2558 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 05/09/1918 Formerly 5736, Conn. Rangers.
BOYLE Andrew Derry Keighan Co. Antrim Ireland Ballymoney Dervock 3378 Private Died France & Flanders 07/07/1918 Formerly 7218, R. Ir. Rifles.
BRACEWELL Frederick Walsden Yorkshire England Preston, Lancs. Nelson, Lancs. 4194 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 58788, R. W. Fus. & 455154, R. Lancs Regt.
BRENNAN John Boyle Co. Roscommon Ireland Boyle 2840 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 1738, CON. RANG. & 3020, R. Ir. Fus.
BRIGGS Bertie Conroy Poplar, Middx. Peckham, Surrey 4007 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 26/09/1918 Formerly 210900, Rifle Brigade.
BROMLEY Charles Hooley Hill Lancashire England Denton, Lancs. Hooley Hill 4055 Private Died France & Flanders 31/07/1918 Formerly 35322, Manch. Regt.
BULMER John St. Oswald Durham England Durham 4054 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 30/10/1918 Formerly 4802, Dur. L.I.
CLIFFORD Edward Paxborough, Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Canada Cardiff Paxborough 18576 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 05/09/1918 Formerly 40369, R. Innis. Fus. & 33313, Welsh Regt.
CRANE Alfred London Homerton, Middx. 4252 Private Died of wounds France & Flanders 11/08/1918 Formerly 4403, London Regt.
ECCLES Joseph Darwen Lancashire England Darwen 679 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 05/09/1918
ELLIS John Richmond, Yorks Thirlby, Yorks 3846 Private Died France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 148457, R. Fus.
FRANKLIN Alfred William London London, W.C., Middx. 4260 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 07/08/1918 Formerly 375649, London Regt.
FRY Charles W. Holloway, Middx. London, N., Middx. 18898 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 27/09/1918 Formerly 62002, Suffolk Regt. & 89253, Bedf. Regt.
FYLES Adam B. Southport, Lancs. Birkdale, Lancs. 3849 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 74625, R. Fus.
GARLAND Albert V. Stratford, Essex Poplar, Middx. 3999 Private Died of wounds France & Flanders 27/09/1918 Formerly 210158, Rifle Brigade.
HARDING John FRank Deptford, Surrey Nunhead, S.E. Surrey 3807 Cpl. Died of wounds France & Flanders 05/09/1918 Formerly 554916, London Regt.
HARGAN Edward Templemore Co. Derry Ireland Londonderry Portadown, Co. Armagh 2641 Private Died of wounds France & Flanders 23/06/1918
HAYES Alexander Kilmore Co. Armagh Ireland Finner Camp, Co. Donegal 714 Private Died France & Flanders 31/07/1918 Formerly 4792, R. Ir. Fus.
HIGGINS James St. Peter's, Dublin Co. Dublin Ireland Dublin 4349 Private Died of wounds France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 12256, R. Dub. Fus.
HIGGINS Thomas Ardwick Lancashire England Altrincham, Lancs. Broadheath, Cheshire 2860 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 436, R. Ir. Rifles.
HILL James Anderson Dudley, Lancs. 3994 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 05/09/1918 Formerly 19326, Rifle Brigade.
JOHNSON Herbert St. Giles, Reading Berkshire England Reading Weeke, Hants. 18923 Cpl. Killed in action France & Flanders 02/11/1918 Formerly 12364, Hants Regt.
MARTIN Thomas Ballymacarrett Co. Down Ireland Belfast 93 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 26/09/1918 Formerly 8142, R.I. Rifles.
McKEE Hugh Kilkeel Co. Down Ireland Downpatrick, Co. Down 3475 Sergt. Died France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 18316, R. Ir. Rifles.
METCALFE James Preston Lancashire England Preston 3922 Private Died of wounds France & Flanders 02/11/1918 Formerly 37830, N. Lan. Regt.
MILLER William Bolton Lancashire England Bolton 4047 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 07/08/1918 Formerly 14820, N. LAN. Regt.; M.M.
MOCKLAIR John Cashel Co. Tipperary Ireland Castlebar, Co. Mayo Cashel, Co. Tipperary 3582 Cpl. (L/Sgt.) Killed in action France & Flanders 05/09/1918 Formerly 3555, Leins. Regt.
MORRIS William Stratford, Essex Kingsland, Middx. 3881 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 02/11/1918 Formerly 70483, London Regt.
MORRISON Albert Newtownards, Co. Down Saintfield, Co. Down 3206 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 05/09/1918 Formerly 824, R.I. Rifles.
NOLAN James Ballyvonare, Co. Cork Cork 2930 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 05/09/1918 Formerly 3981, R. Mun. Fus.
POLLOCK John Newtownards Co. Down Ireland Glasgow 3447 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 12/08/1918 Formerly 29545, R. Innis. Fus.
PRENTICE Patrick Belfast 2115 Private Died of wounds France & Flanders 23/08/1918 Formerly 3755, R.I. Fus.
READER Norman Charles Woolwich Chislehurst, Kent 3974 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 26/09/1918 Formerly 209149, Rifle Brigade.
RYAN John Carrick-on-Suir Co. Tipperary Ireland Carrick-on-Suir 9948 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 03/11/1918
SAMS Arthur Tuft Hill Durham England Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham Tuft Hill 4053 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 05/09/1918 Formerly 3678, Durham L.I. and 36530, N. Lancs. Regt.
SANGER Henry W. Kensington Middlesex England Harlesden, Middx. Kensington 12441 Private Died of wounds France & Flanders 19/11/1918 Formerly 31872, Hampshire Regt.
SMITH Charles Clarence St. Pancras Middlesex England Walrey, Worcs. Walthamstow, Essex 4036 Sergt. Killed in action France & Flanders 05/09/1918 Formerly 3324, N. Lancs Regt.
SMITH John Shankill Co. Antrim Ireland Belfast 4279 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 785, R.I. Rifles.
SPENCER John Alfred Aldgate Middlesex England Whitehall Islington, Middx. 18849 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 26/09/1918 Formerly 801263, London Regt. and 53287, Suffolk Regt.
STIMSON William John Northam Norfolk England Holloway, Middx. 2897 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 11/08/1918 Formerly 17363, D. of Corn. L.I.
SWANN Ronald Richard Ealing, Middx. 3895 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 09/08/1918 Formerly 554290, London Regt.
THOMPSON Robert Belfast Belfast Ireland Belfast 12328 Private Died of wounds France & Flanders 15/10/1918 Formerly 8768, R. Innis. Fus.

 

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