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.



The North Irish Horse on the sporting field.

Island of Ireland Peace Park, Messines Ridge, and Ulster Tower, Thiepval.

Lieutenant Robert Campbell Russell, RQMS Samuel Fawcett, Sergeant Thomas Watters Pyper, Corporal Edward James Menice, Lance Corporals Stewart Livingston and Robert Henry Hill, Privates William Mills, William Waller, Charles Wesley McClelland, Andrew Pepper, William Johnston Brown, Robert McCready, Samuel William Speers, John Edward Riddell, Thomas Pyper, Brownlow Thompson, George Galbraith, John William Richardson Cowell, William Hillocks, James Adair, John Martin Roberts, Robert Ross, Jack McGuigan, George Gill, Adam Gordon Kelly, Frederick Livingstone, John McVea, Alfred Henry Huggins, Robert George Donaldson Montgomery, Alexander Blair, George Mark, James Kelly and James Turbitt, and Riflemen Thomas McCready Henderson and Thomas McKillop.


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