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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 Regiment
ALLEN Thomas H. Annaghmore Co. Armagh Ireland Armagh Portadown, Co. Armagh 3417 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 11552, Royal Irish Fusiliers
BALLS Alfred


Colchester, Essex West Bergholt, Essex 3710 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 07/08/1918 Formerly 21221, East Surrey Regiment
BARTON John Ardistraw Co. Tyrone Ireland Omagh, Co. Tyrone Newtownstewart, Co. Tyrone 3441 Private (L/Corporal) Killed in action France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 11234, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
BATE William Reginald Elworth Cheshire England Whaley Bridge, Cheshire
4303 Sergeant Died of wounds France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 43042, Royal Irish 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, Connaught Rangers
BOYLE Andrew Derry Keighan Co. Antrim Ireland Ballymoney Dervock 3378 Private Died France & Flanders 07/07/1918 Formerly 7218, Royal Irish Rifles
BRACEWELL Frederick Walsden Yorkshire England Preston, Lancashire Nelson, Lancashire 4194 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 58788, R. W. Fusiliers and 455154, Royal Lancashire Regiment
BRENNAN John Boyle Co. Roscommon Ireland Boyle
2840 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 1738, Connaught Rangers and 3020, Royal Irish Fusiliers
BRIGGS Bertie Conroy


Poplar, Middlesex Peckham, Surrey 4007 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 26/09/1918 Formerly 210900, Rifle Brigade.
BROMLEY Charles Hooley Hill Lancashire England Denton, Lancashire Hooley Hill 4055 Private Died France & Flanders 31/07/1918 Formerly 35322, Manchester Regiment
BULMER John St. Oswald Durham England Durham
4054 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 30/10/1918 Formerly 4802, Durham Light Infantry
CLIFFORD Edward Paxborough, Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Canada Cardiff Paxborough 18576 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 05/09/1918 Formerly 40369, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and 33313, Welsh Regiment
CRANE Alfred


London Homerton, Middlesex 4252 Private Died of wounds France & Flanders 11/08/1918 Formerly 4403, London Regiment
ECCLES Joseph Darwen Lancashire England Darwen
679 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 05/09/1918
ELLIS John


Richmond, Yorkshire Thirlby, Yorkshire 3846 Private Died France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 148457, Royal Fusiliers
FRANKLIN Alfred William


London London, W.C., Middlesex 4260 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 07/08/1918 Formerly 375649, London Regiment
FRY Charles W.


Holloway, Middlesex London, N., Middlesex 18898 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 27/09/1918 Formerly 62002, Suffolk Regiment and 89253, Bedfordshire Regiment
FYLES Adam B.


Southport, Lancashire Birkdale, Lancashire 3849 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 74625, Royal Fusiliers
GARLAND Albert V.


Stratford, Essex Poplar, Middlesex 3999 Private Died of wounds France & Flanders 27/09/1918 Formerly 210158, Rifle Brigade
HARDING John FRank


Deptford, Surrey Nunhead, S.E. Surrey 3807 Corporal Died of wounds France & Flanders 05/09/1918 Formerly 554916, London Regiment
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, Royal Irish Fusiliers
HIGGINS James St. Peter's, Dublin Co. Dublin Ireland Dublin
4349 Private Died of wounds France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 12256, Royal Dublin Fusiliers
HIGGINS Thomas Ardwick Lancashire England Altrincham, Lancashire Broadheath, Cheshire 2860 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 436, Royal Irish Rifles
HILL James Anderson


Dudley, Lancashire
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 Corporal Killed in action France & Flanders 02/11/1918 Formerly 12364, Hampshire Regiment
MARTIN Thomas Ballymacarrett Co. Down Ireland Belfast
93 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 26/09/1918 Formerly 8142, Royal Irish Rifles
McKEE Hugh Kilkeel Co. Down Ireland Downpatrick, Co. Down
3475 Sergeant Died France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 18316, Royal Irish Rifles
METCALFE James Preston Lancashire England Preston
3922 Private Died of wounds France & Flanders 02/11/1918 Formerly 37830, North Lancashire Regiment
MILLER William Bolton Lancashire England Bolton
4047 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 07/08/1918 Formerly 14820, North Lancashire Regiment; M.M.
MOCKLAIR John Cashel Co. Tipperary Ireland Castlebar, Co. Mayo Cashel, Co. Tipperary 3582 Corporal (L/Sergeant) Killed in action France & Flanders 05/09/1918 Formerly 3555, Leinster Regiment
MORRIS William


Stratford, Essex Kingsland, Middlesex 3881 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 02/11/1918 Formerly 70483, London Regiment
MORRISON Albert


Newtownards, Co. Down Saintfield, Co. Down 3206 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 05/09/1918 Formerly 824, Royal Irish Rifles
NOLAN James


Ballyvonare, Co. Cork Cork 2930 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 05/09/1918 Formerly 3981, Royal Munster Fusiliers
POLLOCK John Newtownards Co. Down Ireland Glasgow
3447 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 12/08/1918 Formerly 29545, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
PRENTICE Patrick


Belfast
2115 Private Died of wounds France & Flanders 23/08/1918 Formerly 3755, Royal Irish Fusiliers
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 Light Infantry and 36530, North Lancashire Regiment
SANGER Henry W. Kensington Middlesex England Harlesden, Middlesex Kensington 12441 Private Died of wounds France & Flanders 19/11/1918 Formerly 31872, Hampshire Regiment
SMITH Charles Clarence St. Pancras Middlesex England Walrey, Worcs. Walthamstow, Essex 4036 Sergeant Killed in action France & Flanders 05/09/1918 Formerly 3324, North Lancashire Regiment
SMITH John Shankill Co. Antrim Ireland Belfast
4279 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 06/09/1918 Formerly 785, Royal Irish Rifles
SPENCER John Alfred Aldgate Middlesex England Whitehall Islington, Middlesex 18849 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 26/09/1918 Formerly 801263, London Regiment and 53287, Suffolk Regiment
STIMSON William John Northam Norfolk England Holloway, Middlesex
2897 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 11/08/1918 Formerly 17363, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
SWANN Ronald Richard


Ealing, Middlesex
3895 Private Killed in action France & Flanders 09/08/1918 Formerly 554290, London Regiment
THOMPSON Robert Belfast Belfast Ireland Belfast
12328 Private Died of wounds France & Flanders 15/10/1918 Formerly 8768, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

 

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