This site tells the story of the North Irish Horse regiment during the First World War, including its operations as cavalry, cyclist and infantry formations. It is dedicated to my grandfather, Francis Joseph McMahon, whose story inspired my research and is told here.


A detailed history of the North Irish Horse can be found in my book The North Irish Horse in the Great War, published by Pen & Sword Military. To purchase a copy click on the cover image below.




If you would like more information on a family member who served in the North Irish Horse during the Great War, please feel free to contact me (email address below).


A separate site on the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons Service Squadron, which served with the North Irish Horse through much of the war, can be found by clicking the Inniskilling badge below.



North Irish Horse Victory Concert program.

March and April 1918 casualties Lieutenant Edward Myles Meredith, 2nd Lieutenant David Joseph Miller, Archibald Moore, Corporal Thomas John McCormick, Lance Corporal Robert James Hanna, Rifleman Thomas Johnston, Privates John Alexander Bell, Robert McConnell, Frederick St George Cooke, Joseph Arthur Bowden, William John Donnelly, Robert Park, William George Leinster, Allen Davey, William John McAuley, William Alexander Morrow, William Biggart, William Patrick Stuart, John James Durneen, Reginald George Armstrong.

Sergeants Thomas James Marshall, Robert Irwin and John Alexander McMaster, Lance Corporal James Alexander Dickson, Privates Isaac Walker, Lewis Lett Stevenson, Donald M Wallace, Andrew Dane Kennedy, John Henderson, Robert James Middleby and James Herbert McKimmon.


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