Roll call

 


North Irish Horse recruits

Nos 501-750

These North Irish Horsemen were recruited between April 1910 and October 1912. Over time I will add further details against each name.

Unless otherwise stated, those who served overseas embarked for service with the BEF in France and Belgium.


(*) indicates that the man's service file is available.

 

NAME RANK NO. EMBARKED REMARKS
Unknown     501    
Unknown     502    
Unknown     503    
Unknown     504    
Sheridan Walter Farrier/Squadron Sergeant 505
20-Jan-15
Class Z Army Reserve 1 July 1919. Enlisted in 8th Hussars (No.533949). GSM and Clasp, Iraq, post-war. Address: Killimaskin, Aghalam, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh
Turbitt James Private 506
20-Aug-14
* Time expired 7 April 1916
Unknown     507    
Unknown     508    
Unknown     509    
Unknown     510    
Moore William H Private 511
20-Aug-14
Killed in action 15 September 1914
Unknown     512    
McCausland John Private 513
20-Jan-15
Time expired 10 May 1916
Unknown     514    
Unknown     515    
Unknown     516    
Unknown     517    
Unknown     518    
Unknown     519    
Unknown     520    
Unknown     521    
Unknown     522    
Unknown     523    
Watson Guy Lance Corporal 524
20-Aug-14
* Commissioned Inniskillings 29 September 1917. Address Corcreeny, Warringstown, Co. Down
Unknown     525    
Unknown     526    
Houston Robert Private 527
17-Aug-14
Hoy Richard Corporal 528
12-Jan-16
Unknown     529    
Richardson Gordon Private 530
17-Aug-14
* Time expired 19 August 1915
Beckett Robert Private 531
20-Aug-14
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41474) 20 September 1917
Unknown     532    
Unknown     533    
Unknown     534    
Walker Isaac Private 535
17-Aug-14
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41299) 20 September 1917
Collins Thomas W Private 536
17-Aug-14
Unknown     537    
Vaughan Walter Lance Corporal 538
20-Aug-14
Kennedy Alexander Michael Corporal Shoeing Smith 539
20-Aug-14
Prisoner of war August/September 1914
Espey Wingfield Private 540
20-Aug-14
* Time expired 15 September 1915
Unknown     541    
Carter Isaac Private 542
17-Aug-14
* Time expired 18 September 1915. Address Gortin Bush, Dunyanan, Co. Tyrone
Unknown     543    
Seawright Thomas Lance Corporal 544
20-Aug-14
* Time expired 28 September 1915
Unknown     545    
Unknown     546    
Unknown     547    
Unknown     548    
Unknown     549    
Unknown     550    
Unknown     551    
Unknown     552    
Brown Robert Private 553
No overseas service
* Discharged due to wasp sting on arm, 10 November 1914
Unknown     554    
Unknown     555    
Unknown     556    
Unknown     557    
Wherry James Malcolm 2nd Lieutenant 558
17-Aug-14
* Special Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. Commissioned to NIH 22 February 1918. Address: 55 Donnybrook Street, Lisburn Road, Belfast
White James Private 559
20-Aug-14
 
Unknown     560    
Watkins Robert Private 561
9-Feb-15
Time expired 9 December 1915. Re-enlisted in RGA (No.70806)
Unknown     562    
Unknown     563    
McCartney Walter James Sergeant 564
Prior to 16 Aug 1914
Returned from France within days, then to France 2 June 1915. Class Z Army Reserve 27 August 1919
Mooney James Farrier Quartermaster Sergeant 565
No overseas service
* 5th Lancers (prior to NIH) (No.2015). Transferred to 17th Lancers (No.2285); to Royal Reserve Regiment of Lancers (No.5520); to Imperial Yeomanry (No.35491). Discharged (392xvi) 13 March 1918.
Reagh James Private 566
17-Aug-14
* Time expired 22 December 1915
Wilson James Private 567
20-Aug-14
Time expired 22 December 1915
McGinn Peter Private 568
20-Aug-14
Time expired 16 January 1916
Unknown     569    
Unknown     570    
Unknown     571    
Wetherall Alexander R D Corporal 572
20-Aug-14
 
Unknown     573    
Hutchinson Samuel Private 574
17-Aug-14
 
Wray James Lance Corporal 575
20-Aug-14
* Time expired 10 February 1916
Unknown     576    
Oldcroft Albert Private 577
17-Aug-14
 
Unknown     578    
Wilson Robert Corporal 579
20-Aug-14
Time expired 17 February 1916. Address: Royal Ulster Constabulary, Ivy Lodge, Lurgan
Wilson William Private 580
17-Aug-14
 
Wylie James T Private 581
20-Aug-14
Time expired 17 February 1916
Unknown     582    
Brown Samuel G Shoeing Smith 583
20-Aug-14
Transferred to RE (No.361920)
Hassard Francis Private 584
17-Aug-14
* Time expired 7 February 1916
McClelland Hugh Private 585
17-Aug-14
* Time expired 7 February 1916
Unknown     586    
Gillespie Robert Private 587
No overseas service
* Discharged (Special Reserve regulations) 17 December 1914
Unknown     588    
Unknown     589    
Colhoun Francis James Lance Corporal 590
17-Aug-14
* Enlisted 24 February 1911. Medaille Militaire (France). Time expired 23 February 1916.
McMahon William J Private 591
20-Aug-14
* Time expired 23 February 1916. 
Unknown     592    
McLenahan William J Private 593
20-Aug-14
Discharged (392xvi) 28 June 1915
Unknown     594    
Unknown     595    
Unknown     596    
Unknown     597    
Unknown     598    
Unknown     599    
Unknown     600    
Unknown     601    
Unknown     602    
Toomey George William Corporal 603 No overseas service *
Unknown     604    
Unknown     605    
Unknown     606    
Unknown     607    
Unknown     608    
Unknown     609    
Unknown     610    
Unknown     611    
Unknown     612    
Bryson Thomas Private 613
17-Aug-14
Killed in action 21 August 1918
Unknown     614    
Unknown     615    
Unknown     616    
Kinnear Robert Private 617
17-Aug-14
Time expired 4 June 1916
Montford John A Corporal 618
20-Aug-14
*
Unknown     619    
Dundas William Henry Private 620
20-Aug-14
* Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41399) 20 September 1917. Killed in action 1 October 1918
Unknown     621    
Unknown     622    
Unknown     623    
Livingstone William (Jnr) Private 624
17-Aug-14
* Discharged (392xvi) 9 January 1917; SWB
Lyons Joseph Private  625
No overseas service
* Discharged (392xvi) 16 January 1915 - following kick to knee by horse
Irwin William Private 626
17-Aug-14
Died in France 2 March 1915
Mehaffey Robert J Private 627
20-Aug-14
Transferred to RIR (No.5997) 28 September 1915; to RIRegt (No.21545)
Sands John Private 628
20-Aug-14
Transferred to Northumberland Fusiliers (No.90057); to Labour Corps (Home Service (No.531432). Discharged 25 October 1918. SWB
Unknown     629    
Hanna Robert Private 630
17-Aug-14
 
McIldoon George Private 631
17-Nov-15
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41222) 20 September 1917. Discharged. SWB
Morton William Private 632
17-Aug-14
 
Robinson Hiram Private 633
17-Aug-14
* Class Z Army Reserve 5 March 1919
Lynn Thomas Private 634
20-Aug-14
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41472) 20 September 1917
McDonagh James Private 635
17-Aug-14
Discharged (392xvi) 28 June 1915; SWB
Elliott James A Private 636
17-Aug-14
* Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41514) 20 September 1917; to RIRegt (No.3198) 6 March 1918. Class Z Army Reserve 24 February 1919
Davis James Lance Corporal 637
17-Aug-14
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41461) 20 September 1917
Unknown     638    
Smith Andrew Private 639
17-Aug-14
Prisoner of war
Fyfe Henry Private 640
17-Aug-14
 
Kelly Robert Private 641
20-Aug-14
 
Unknown     642    
Unknown     643    
Unknown     644    
Lockhart Maxwell Private 645
17-Aug-14
 
Unknown     646    
Unknown     647    
Unknown     648    
Unknown     649    
Potts Lewis Private 650
17-Aug-14
SWB
Reid Thomas Frederick Corporal 651
No overseas service
* Commissioned RIR 20 October 1918. Address: 16 Dalry Road, Kibwinning, Scotland
Johnston John Private 652
17-Aug-14
 
Unknown     653    
Craig John Frederick Alexander Lieutenant 654
17-Nov-15
* Commissioned to NIH 16 April 1917. Transferred to 9th Lancers. Address: 994 Apgar Street, San Pablo Avenue, Oakland, California
Hanna Robert J Private 655
20-Aug-14
Transferred to Inniskillings (No.41309) 31 May 1917. Died of wounds 20 April 1918
Unknown     656    
Carter Christopher Private 657
20-Aug-14
Transferred to RIrF (No.41400) 20 September 1917
Birnie Robert Private 658
17-Aug-14
* Commissioned Leinster Regiment 30 April 1918. Address: Dromore, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
Buchanan John D Shoeing Smith 659
17-Aug-14
SWB
Watson Robert Private 660
17-Aug-14
 
Unknown     661    
Armstrong William J Private 662
20-Aug-14
Deserted 17 September 1917.
McClelland Wesley Private 663
17-Aug-14
Killed in action 16 August 1918
O'Brien James Private 664
20-Aug-14
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41276) 20 September 1917
Clarke Andrew Private 665
20-Aug-14
 
Graham Andrew Private 666
17-Aug-14
Transferred to Labour Corps (Home Service) (No.333712) 9 July 1917. Address: Gallagh, Clontibret, Co. Monaghan
Unknown     667    
Wright Charles Private 668
17-Aug-14
 
Wallace William Private 669
20-Aug-14
SWB
Taylor Samuel William Sergeant 670
17-Nov-15
* Commissioned 11th Hussars 1 January 1917. Transferred to Essex Yeomanry. Address: Carnadore, Castlefin, Country Donegal
Unknown     671    
Montgomery Thomas Private 672
17-Nov-15
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41234) 20 September 1917. Class Z Army Reserve
Evans Robert Private 673
14-Apr-15
* Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41311) 20 September 1917. Discharged (392xvi) 16 January 1919
Armstrong Robert Private 674
20-Aug-14
Enlisted February 1912. Transferred to 9 Royal Irish Fusiliers 1 January 1918 (41695). DCM.
McMahon Arthur Lance Corporal 675
17-Aug-14
* Address: The Mills, Milford, Co. Donegal.
Reagh Samuel Lance Corporal 676
20-Aug-14
Enlisted February/March 1912. Transferred to MMP (No.P/4907) 1 October 1916.
Cherrie William John Private 677
17-Aug-14
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41515) 20 September 1917
Unknown     678    
Unknown     679    
Teer John W Private 680
17-Aug-14
 
Holden John Private 681
17-Aug-14
 
Unknown     682    
Henry George Adams Lance Corporal 683
20-Aug-14
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41401) 20 September 1917. Died of wounds 26 March 1918. MM
Ewart George Private 684
17-Aug-14
* Transferred to Labour Corps (No.380532) 10 October 1917
Kelly Richard Private 685
17-Aug-14
Enlisted March 1912. Class Z Army Reserve 19 February 1919.
Buchanan Edmund Corporal 686
17-Aug-14
Died in England 23 October 1914
Burke Robert Private 687
17-Aug-14
 
Unknown     688    
Unknown     689    
Robb Isaac Private 690
17-Aug-14
 
Unknown     691    
Arbuthnot William John Private 692
20-Aug-14
Time expired 24 November 1916. Address 49 Granville Street, Radnor Park, Clydebank
Crozier George Private 693
20-Aug-14
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41384) 20 September 1917
Matchett Samuel Private 694
17-Aug-14
Enlisted 28 March 1912. Wounded 24 March 1918. Discharged ( 392xvi a) 25 February 1919.
Armstrong David Corporal 695
17-Aug-14
 
Wilson James Private 696
17-Aug-14
Discharged (392xvi) 3 September 1919. SWB
Holden Joseph Private 697
17-Aug-14
 
Unknown     698    
Clarke J W P Private 699
20-Aug-14
Transferred to MMP (No.P/12022) 18 January 1917
McCollough Henry Private 700
17-Aug-14
 
Caufield William Private 701
17-Aug-14
 
Evans George Private 702
17-Aug-14
Class Z Army Reserve 8 February 1919
Abery Henry Private 703
1916-18
*
Unknown     704    
Fisher Joseph Private 705
28-Jun-15
* KOSB (prior to NIH) 1896-1906. Transferred to RIR (No.5686) 24 October 1914. Class Z Army Reserve 4 February 1919
Jolliffe Henry Private 706 No overseas service * Enlisted at Belfast 30 April 1912. Transferred to Royal Irish Rifles 21 October 1914 (No.5690). Promoted to Buglar 9 April 1917. Discharged 6 September 1918 (392xvi KR) no longer physically fit, aged 45.
Unknown     707    
Sloan Thomas Private 708
17-Aug-14
 
Unknown     709    
Fleming Robert Private 710
No overseas service
* Discharged (Mobilisation regulations) 4 September 1914
Creighton Henry Private 711
20-Aug-14
Transferred to Labour Corps (Home Service) (No.384865) 10 October 1917
Wilson James Private 712
17-Aug-14
 
Watson J Private 713
20-Aug-14
Transferred to MMP (No.P/6237) 13 January 1917; to MFP
Wilson Robert Private 714
20-Aug-14
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41469) 20 September 1917
Somerville John Private 715
20-Aug-14
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41541) 20 September 1917
Crawford John Private 716
20-Aug-14
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41470) 20 September 1917
Foster Thomas Private 717
1-May-15
Transferred to MGC (No.149718)
Unknown     718    
Ritchie Samuel Private 719
17-Aug-14
 
Unknown     720    
Knox Frederick Private 721
No overseas service
* Enlisted 29 July 1912. Discharged (392xvi) 12 May 1915.
Thompson Thomas J Private 722
17-Aug-14
Discharged, no longer fit for service 7 May 1917; SWB. Mother Mrs E. Thompson, Coolbuck, Lisbellaw, Co. Fermanagh
Knox William James Shoeing Smith 723
20-Aug-14
Enlisted July 1912. Served in Germany in 1919 before demobilisation.
Downey Henry A  Private 724
17-Aug-14
Transferred to Inniskillings (No.40641) 9 January 1917; to ASC (No.M/41113)
Dalton Private 725
17-Aug-14
Transferred to 8th Hussars (No.71085). Address Feddans, Garvary, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh
Unknown     726    
Doulton Robert Private 727
17-Aug-14
Address Feddans, Garvary, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh
Unknown     728    
Walker James Private 729
20-Aug-14
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41539) 20 September 1917. Address: 617 Dundas Street West Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Espie Samuel Lance Corporal 730
20-Aug-14
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41386) 20 September 1917; to Inniskillings (No.42667) 
McConnell James Private 731
21-Aug-14
Discharged (392xvi) 8 February 1915. SWB
Rodgers James Private 732
16-Aug-14
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41540) 20 September 1917
Hopkins James Private 733
17-Aug-14
Transferred to RFC (No.14232) 12 December 1915
McIntosh Albert Private 734
20-Aug-14
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41328) 20 September 1917
Unknown     735    
Hall Robert J Private 736
17-Aug-14
Transferred to 9 RIrF (No.41542) 20 September 1917
Reilly George Private 737
17-Aug-14
 
Unknown     738    
Nixon Robert Saddler 739
20-Aug-14
 
Unknown     740    
Bennett Hugh John Private 741
No overseas service
* Discharged, epilepsy, 28 November 1914
Matchett David Corporal 742
17-Aug-14
Enlisted October 1912. Transferred to 8th Hussars. Class Z Army Reserve 29 February 1919.
Bates David Roulston   743
Same as No.24.
Faulkner Robert Private 744
No overseas service
* Discharged (Special Reserve Regulations) 28 October 1914
Unknown     745    
Wilson David Private 746
20-Aug-14
* Transferred to MMP (No.P/15821). Class Z Army Reserve 10 May 1919
Unknown     747    
Unknown     748    
Jackson William Lance Corporal 749
20-Aug-14
*
Unknown     750    

 

Notes
Rank is the highest achieved while serving in the NIH
Addresses shown are usually post-war
392xvi - Kings Regulations, unfit for further service
 
Abbreviations
ASC - Army Service Corps
DCM - Distinguished Conduct Medal
GSM - General Service Medal
Inniskillings - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
KOSB - King's Own Scottish Borderers
MFP - Military Foot Police
MGC - Machine Gun Corps
MM - Military Medal
MMP - Military Mounted Police
NIH - North Irish Horse
RE - Royal Engineers
RFC - Royal Flying Corps
RGA - Royal Garrison Artillery
RIR - Royal Irish Rifles
RIRegt - Royal Irish Regiment
RIrF - Royal Irish Fusiliers
SWB - Silver War Badge