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.



New image of 2nd Lieutenant Henry James Armstrong.

Two new images from Vignacourt in 1918 or 1919 - here and here.

A newly identified North Irish Horse casualty, Private Edward Hargan.

Images and biographical information on 2nd Lieutenants Samuel Fulton McCreary, Henry James Armstrong, Rifleman Edward Lennox and Privates William John Richmond, Robert Beckett and Thomas Foreman.

A comprehensive list of awards and decorations made to officers and men of the North Irish Horse.



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