Roll call

 

Ballymena and district

 

 

Throughout the war the Ballymena Observer published lists of local recruits to the army, including the regiment they had joined. Shown below are the 112 men who joined the North Irish Horse.

 

Publication date Name Address NIH Number When enlisted
1914
October 2 Sergeant Major R.J. Blakley Ballymena
4786
Regular/reservist
Sergeant James McIlroy Mill Street
51
John Montford Lisnamurrican
618
Christie Carter Suffolk Street
657
Robert Hearne [Herron] Kilgad
827
James Craig Albert Place
1129
Joined since outbreak of war
James McKeergan Kinhilt Street
1130
Samuel Millar Albert Place
1133
William Blakes Albert Place
1128
F.R. Skillen Claremont
1232
October 23 W.G. Crawford Glenarm
857
Regular/reservist
November 20 Samuel Robinson Castle Street
1316
Joined since outbreak of war
Joseph Devlin Broughshane Street
..
December 25 D. Taggart Broughshane
1356
Joined since outbreak of war
1915
January 1 H. Mercer Ulster Bank, Ballymena
1366
Joined since outbreak of war
January 29 Robert Burnett Kilcurry, Ahoghill
1358
Joined since outbreak of war
May 7 Corporal Kinnear Glarryford
617
Regular/reservist
S. Hanna Ballymena
1355
Joined since outbreak of war
May 28 Jack Dryburgh Galgorm Road
..
Joined since outbreak of war
June 18 Staff-Sergeant Farrier William McMichael Linenhall Street
1300
Joined since outbreak of war
June 25 Bob Millar Formerly Albert Place, served as a postman in Belfast for ten years and for some time was also in Ballymena PO
1691
Joined since outbreak of war
October 24 Frank McBurney Ballylig
..
Joined this week
James Currie Ballyloughan
November 5 C. Elliott Ulster Bank
Joined this week
John Aiken Queen Street
1758
November 12 Lance Corporal D. Kerr Greenmount Terrace
..
Joined this week
William Ferguson Albert Place
1812
S. Montgomery Greenmount Terrace
1815
W. Johnston Broughshane Road
S. Crawford Tullymore, Broughshane
W.J. McAuley Tamlaght
1759
E. Gordon Andraid
1781
Fred Thompson Andraid
David Kernohan Groggan
1730
November 19 James Tennant Harryville
Joined this week
Sam Steele Alton Terrace
1838
David Buchanan Waveney Road
1837
Thomas Montgomery Kinhilt Street
1909
__ Richmond Ballymena
November 26 George Beattie Church Street
1912
Joined this week
December 3 John Forbes Hillmount
1924
Joined this week
George Forbes Hillmount
1915
James Anderson Brocklamont
William Stevenson Crankill
1985
Harry Welsh Cullybackey
1975
December 10 Herbert William McClean Provisional Bank House
1952
Joined since outbreak of war
David James Johnston 46 Mount Street
1803
Farrier Jerry Cupples Lisnevenagh
..
Joseph Bailie Princess Street
1949
Joined this week
December 17 James Graham Clough
Joined this week
Bob Walker Clough
1855
Samuel Wilson Railway Street
2019
December 31 William Craig Ballywatermoy, Glarryford
Joined since outbreak of war
1916
January 14 Edward McClure Gracehill
1918
Joined since outbreak of war
February 25 J.D. Martin Bradford, formerly of Waveney Road, Ballymena
2105
Joined this week
June 2 William Gillespie Ballycraigy
Joined this week
June 9 James Russell Partick Place
Recently joined
June 23 Samuel Wallace Kinacolpagh
Joined this week
September 1 William J. Bones Clarence Street
2255
Joined this week
September 8 William Parke Ballywatermoy
2256
Joined this week
James Francey Ballee
2268
William McCarley Casement Street
2252
George Marks Casement Street
2251
September 29 William Kyle Union Terrace, Mossend, formerly Ballymena
Joined this week
Joseph Caldwell Tamlaght, Rasharkin
October 27 John Henry McKibben Dunnyvadden
Joined this week
November 10 Samuel Marshall Gavarghy, Portglenone
Joined this week
November 24 Harry Mehaffey Woodvale, Ballymena
Recently joined
James Alex. Ritchie Ballylig, Broughshane
Robert Dempsey Castletown, Ahoghill
December 8 Corporal David Kelly Craigywarren
Joined since outbreak of war
Samuel Mulvenna Craigywarren
1973
Thomas Johnston Clough
William Finlay Frocess
Robert Watt Frocess
1917
March 9 Hugh McCahon Moneyleck
Joined in the past month
George Killock [Killough] Rasharkin
2363
John Johnston Drumcon, Rasharkin
John Scott Parkmore
June 8 Hugh Hall Johnston Ballyreagh, Clough
Joined during past fortnight
Joseph Mullan Tyanee, Portglenone
June 15 John Gilchrist Dunaird, Broughshane
Joined during present month
July 6 James Leitch Crankill, Ballymena
Joined during past three weeks
Thomas McKillop Millisle, Carnlough
August 10 David Kennedy Blackstown, Broughshane
Joined during past month
John Ramsey Drumnicle, Broughshane
John Barr Broughshane
December 21 William McGregor Brookvale Terrace
Joined during past two months
Hugh Reynolds Tully Hill, Portglenone
1918
January 25 Daniel Park Ballywatermoy
..
Joined during past month
Joesph Shaw Loughconnolly, Broughshane
..
William Reynolds Tyanee, Portglenone
..
John Scott Tyanee, Portglenone
..
February 8 R.C. Herbison Drumfin
..
Joined in present month
February 22 Henry Ferguson Queen Street
Joined during past fortnight
Samuel H. Madill Crankill
..
William Clarke Ballinacaird, Broughshane
May 3 Arthur Smith Leighinmohr, Ballymena
Joined during past fortnight
Samuel Redmond Broughshane
Alex. Lynn Raceview, Broughshane
July 5 James Hanna Crumkill
Joined during past seven weeks
Hillis Wright Killyless, Cullybackey
72116
July 19 Charles Reid Rasharkin
Joined during past fortnight
September 20 William Harkness Broughdone, Cullybackey
..
Joined during past fortnight
September 27 Thomas Service Clarence Street
..
Joined this week
October 4 William Knox Ballykeel
Joined this week
James Ramsey Galgorm Street
John Patterson Galgorm Street
..
October 18 Henry McMaster Killyless, Cullybackey
72187
Joined this week
James Black The Bally, Ballymena
..
October 25 William Adams Aughnadore, Broughshane
..
Joined this week
November 8 John Cathcart Moat Road
..
Joined this week