Roll call

 

Attached to the North Irish Horse but belonging to other regiments

 

The men (and one woman) listed below are known to have been attached to the North Irish Horse, while belonging to other regiments.

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.

indicates that the man was a casualty of the Great War.

 

Senior NCOs

In the regiment's early years, its senior NCOs were sourced from regular cavalry regiments. Those identified are shown below.

NAME RANK NO.
EMBARKED
REMARKS
Aston Thomas Arthur Captain and Adjutant 4729 (Lancers)
No overseas service
* 5th and 9th Hussars. Posted permanent staff North Irish Horse 1908. Regimental Sergeant Major 8 January 1913. Lieutenant NIH 14 September 1915. Retired list 31 December 1919. Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. Mentioned for valuable services. MBE.
Barns Thomas Alfred Quartermaster and Lieutenant 3657 (Hussars)
17.08.14
* 4th Hussars. Posted permanent staff North Irish Horse December 1910. Mentioned in despatches. Commissioned Army Services Corps 1917.
Blakely Robert James Squadron Sergeant-Major 4786 (Dragoon Guards)
21.08.14
* 2nd and 4th Dragoon Guards. Posted permanent staff North of Ireland Imperial Yeomanry 20 May 1902. To North Irish Horse July 1908. Discharged 28 December 1914. Re-enlisted Hussars 12 February 1915. Discharged 24 March 1919.
Crouch Alfred Regimental Sergeant-Major 23800
20.01.17
* 3rd (King's Own) Hussars. RSM 2nd North Irish Horse Regiment February to September 1917. Commissioned ASC 1 December 1917.
Deane-Freeman Edward Theophilus Squadron Sergeant-Major 3930 (Dragoon Guards)
08.07.16 (to UK in CEF)
* 5th Dragoon Guards. Posted permanent staff North Irish Horse 1 September 1909. Discharged 19 January 1912. Served Canadian Mounted Rifles 1915 to 1919.
Emby Frederick James Squadron Sergeant-Major 2687 (Lancers)
No overseas service
With the 21st Lancers before being attached to the NIIY in 1903. Discharged 12 May 1909. Died 15 May 1909.
Fryer Edward Farren Squadron Sergeant-Major 3233 (Lancers)
No overseas service
* Enlisted 12th Lancers 8 February 1890. Attached to the North of Ireland Imperial Yeomanry 1 April 1903 as SSM D Squadron; to North Irish Horse 6 July 1908. Discharged 28 February 1909.
Pittaway John Edward Captain and Quartermaster 2091 (Hussars)
08.02.15
* 10th Royal Hussars. Joined North of Ireland Imperial Yeomanry 1903 as RSM. Mentioned in despatches. Hon Captain 1917.
Towner George Squadron Sergeant-Major 2385 (Dragoon Guards)
No overseas service
* Enlisted 1st (King's) Dragoon Guards 24 July 1882. Attached to the North of Ireland Imperial Yeomanry 23 April 1903 as SSM C Squadron; to North Irish Horse 6 July 1908. Discharged 10 February 1909.

 

X Corps Cavalry Regiment Headquarters

When the 2nd North Irish Horse Regiment was formed in June 1916, serving as corps cavalry to X Corps, a regimental headquarters was appointed, comprising a lieutenant-colonel as commanding officer, and 39 officers and men. This establishment embarked at Southampton for France on the s.s. Pancras on 30 June 1916, its men sourced from Dragoon regiments of the 2nd Reserve Regiment of Cavalry at Aldershot. The officers are included among the full list of North Irish Horse officers elsewhere on this site. The men, those whose names have been identified, are listed below. (Note, however, that at about the same time, the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons Service Squadron, part of the 2nd North Irish Horse Regiment, was receiving reinforcements from the 2nd Reserve Cavalry Regiment, and some of these may be included in the list below.)

NAME RANK NO.
EMBARKED
REMARKS
Allen Henry A/Sergeant
20318 (2 Dragoon Guards)
1916-17
Enlisted Dragoons 1914-15. Class Z Army Reserve 2 May 1919.
Anderson James Private
21297 (10 Corps Cavalry Regiment)
1916-17
Enlisted 13 December 1915. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Wounded 1918. Discharged 9 May 1919.
Ashman Reginald John Private
6080 (10 Corps Cavalry Regiment)
1916
Enlisted Dragoons late 1914. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 5 October 1917.
Atkins George Sidney Private
4235 (2 Dragoon Guards)
09.09.14
Prior service in the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons. To France with 2nd Dragoon Guards. To France June 1916 with headquarters of 2nd North Irish Horse Regiment. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Prisoner of war 27 March 1918.
Baldwin Albert William Private
20005 (6 Dragoons)
1916-17
Enlisted 1914-15. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917.
Barnes William Thomas Private
9676 (6 Dragoons)
_.07.16
Enlisted c. September 1914. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Wounded November-December 1917. Prisoner of war 27 March 1918.
Borman George William Private
4885 (6 Dragoons)
14.06.16
* Enlisted 6 Dragoons 17 May 1902. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917; to Labour Corps 1 September 1918. Class Z Army Reserve 8 March 1919.
Britton Arthur Private
11312 (6 Dragoons)
1916-17
Enlisted 14 December 1914. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Prisoner of war 21-28 March 1918.
Brown Edwin Rodbard Sergeant-Trumpeter
6508 (2 Dragoon Guards)
30.06.16
Enlisted Dragoons 12 December 1904. Class Z Army Reserve 23 March 1919.
Bryan Henry Benjamin Private
3331 (2 Life Guards)
08.10.14
Enlisted Life Guards 18 June 1909. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Wounded April 1918. Discharged 12 December 1918.
Byrne Edward Sergeant
4959 (6 Dragoons)
01.07.16
Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Commissioned to Wiltshire Regiment 23 August 1918.
Chapman Walter Wilfred Private
5542 (2 Dragoon Guards)
30.06.16
* Enlisted Dragoons 23 December 1914.Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 24 October 1917. Wounded March 1918. Discharged 31 October 1918.
Corbett Henry Stafford Lance Corporal
306 (3rd Hussars)
15.08.14
Enlisted Hussars pre-war. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917.
Craig David Private
21321 (6 Dragoons)
1916-17
Enlisted 1914-15. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917.
Cullen Gerald Private
5863 (6 Dragoons)
30.06.16
Enlisted Dragoons 18 November 1914. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 6 October 1917. Prisoner of war 21-28 March 1918.
Cundy Thomas Ernest Private
4807 (1 Dragoons)
16.08.14
Enlisted 1 Dragoons 1890s. Attached to North Irish Horse c.1916. Killed in action 24 March 1918.
Dale Arthur William Private
GS/3330 (6 Dragoons)
__.07.16
Enlisted 6 Inniskilling Dragoons 26 October 1915. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Prisoner of war 11 April 1918. Reenlisted 22 March 1919. Discharged 11 February 1923.
Davies Harold Private
21277 (10 Corps Cavalry Regiment)
mid-1916
Enlisted Dragoons August 1915. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 5 October 1917.
Dickinson Thomas Private
6214 (6 Dragoons)
05.03.16
* Enlisted 1 September 1914 Dragoons. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Killed in action 26 October 1917.
Dunn John Private
4390 (6 Dragoons)
1916-17
Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Killed in action 26 October 1917.
Espley Isaac Corporal
5735 (6 Dragoons)
05.10.14
Enlisted Dragoons 23 May 1907. Discharged 22 May 1919.
Finch George Frederick Sexton Private
21193 (6 Dragoons)
1916-17
Enlisted Dragoons February-March 1915. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917.
Gilmour Robert P Private
21007 (2 Dragoon Guards)
1916-17
Enlisted Dragoons late 1914. Class Z Army Reserve 7 May 1919.
Golland J Private
5562 (6 Dragoons)
14.02.16
Enlisted Dragoons late 1914. Transferred to Military Mounted Police 18 July 1917.
Guntrip Frederick Edmund Private
21247 (6 Dragoons)
1916-17
Enlisted Dragoons 29 May 1915. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 5 October 1917. Wounded 1918. Discharged 14 April 1919.
Hack Victor Chandos Private
GS/21610 (6 Dragoon Guards)
__.07.16
Enlisted 21 February 1916. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Prisoner of war 27 March 1918. Reenlisted in Corps of Dragoons 15 March 1919. Discharged 9 October 1926.
Hodgson Jacob Private
5498 (6 Dragoons)
1916-17
Enlisted late 1914. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Wounded April 1918.
Jagger Jesse Private
11311 (6 Dragoons)
1916-17
Enlisted Dragoons 14 December 1914. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Wounded March 1918. Discharged 11 March 1919.
Knight William Guy Private
9980 (10 Corps Cavalry Regiment)
1916-17
Enlisted Dragoons August-September 1914. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Twice wounded 1918.
Lewis William Achilles Lance Corporal
8647 (10 Corps Cavalry Regiment)
1916-17
Enlisted Dragoons 1914-15. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Wounded 1918. Class Z Army Reserve 18 March 1919.
Lowther Matthew Private
21106 (6 Dragoons)
1916-17
Enlisted January 1915. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Wounded November 1917.
Lunny William J Private
UD/41 (6 Dragoons Service Squadron)
03.10.15
Enlisted Inniskilling Dragoons Service Squadron 2-19 October 1914. Class Z Army Reserve 18 February 1919.
McCormack Herbert William SQMS
5424 (2 Dragoon Guards)
30.06.16
Enlisted Dragoons 7 January 1901. Discharged 12 April 1922.
Manton William Private
15673 (10 Corps Cavalry Regiment)
1916-17
Enlisted Dragoons 1914-15. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917; to Labour Corps January 1918; to Royal Fusiliers 1918.
Moore Maurice Victor Private
11341 (2 Dragoon Guards)
30.06.16
Enlisted 9 January 1915. Transferred to 9 Royal Irish Fusiliers 5 October 1917. Wounded April 1918. Discharged 2 April 1919.
Moy Frederick Private
2199 (6 Dragoons)
16.12.14
Enlisted Dragoons 10 July 1908. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Wounded 1918. Discharged 6 December 1918.
Prince John Thomas Private
21564 (6 Dragoons)
1916-17
Enlisted early 1915. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Wounded April 1918.
Roe Hubert Corporal
4392 (2 Dragoon Guards)
16.08.14
Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Distinguished Conduct Medal. Died of wounds 8 April 1918.
Sheppard William Sergeant
5777 (6 Dragoons)
Enlisted Dragoons pre-war or late 1914. Discharged 22 May 1919.
Stones Frank Private
21585 (6 Dragoons)
1916-17
Enlisted early 1915. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917.
Sullivan William Warrant Officer 2
5423 (6 Dragoons)
1916-17
Enlisted Dragoons pre-war or late 1914. Class Z Army Reserve 25 March 1919.
Thistlethwaite Henry Private
20339 (6 Dragoons)
1916-17
Enlisted Dragoons 1914-16. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Wounded November 1917 and March 1918.
Thackray Herbert Private
4726 (2 Dragoon Guards)
15.08.14
Enlisted Dragoon Guards 18 July 1910. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Wounded December 1917. Discharged 17 July 1922.
Tucker John Stanley RQMS
5042 (2 Dragoon Guards)
16.08.14
Enlisted Dragoon Guards 2 January 1900. Discharged 1 January 1921.
Vaughan Walter Ernest Private
7008 (2 Dragoon Guards)
16.08.14
Enlisted Dragoons 6 July 1912. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Discharged 5 July 1924.
Wade Norman Private
20191 (6 Dragoons)
1916-17
Enlisted Dragoons 1914-15. Class Z Army Reserve 4 April 1919.
Wainwright Percy Private
8174 (2 Dragoon Guards)
08.11.14
Enlisted Dragoons late 1890s. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 26 November 1917. Prisoner of war 27 March 1918. Class Z Army Reserve 14 February 1919.
Ward Frank Oliver Private
7737 (6 Dragoons)
1916-17
Enlisted Dragoons 1914-15. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Wounded twice 1918.
Watt George William Private
8742 (2 Dragoon Guards)
30.06.16
Enlisted 2 Dragoon Guards 3 February 1914. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 24 October 1917. Prisoner of war 27 March 1918. Discharged 20 February 1921.
Webb Frederick William Private
9986 (6 Dragoons)
1916-17
Enlisted Dragoons 24 August 1914. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Wounded April 1918. Discharged 20 February 1919.
Wilson Frederick J. Private
4844 (2 Dragoon Guards)
16.08.14
Enlisted Dragoons 10 August 1910. Transferred to Royal Irish Fusiliers 20 September 1917. Discharged 9 August 1922.

 

Others

Callanan Matthew Private T/20248 (ASC)
17.08.14
* Enlisted 3 January 1903 in the Army Service Corps. Accidentally killed 1 September 1914.
Dirrane Mary Housemaid 39425 (QMAAC)
No overseas service
* Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps. Attached to the NIH at Antrim 1918-19.