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.

 

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Maps and photographs of the reserve camp at Antrim, 1914-18.

 

Each week I add new biographies on men of the North Irish Horse. Included in the last seven days are:

Private David Watson Moir

Private Samuel Read

Private Constantine Michael Riso

Lance Corporal Samuel Houston

Private Alexander Roy

Second Lieutenant William Holmes Martin

Private William M. Whitehead

 

Email me at philliptardif@iinet.net.au

 

 

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