Soldiers Died in the Great War

Royal Irish Regiment - 2nd Garrison Battalion

The information presented here I have transcribed from "Soldiers Died in the Great War" and have added extra columns to try and give a breakdown of each man's county and country of birth were possible. I have also enhanced the data with information extracted from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission ( Where a difference in Surname, Forename, Rank or Service number occurred the information from the CWGC has been put in brackets i.e. SDGW (CWGC).

While every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of this transcription, there are errors in both the original text and on If you have any information regarding any errors here (or indeed any information which may be relevant) I would be glad to hear from you with a view to amending this list.

SURNAME Christian Name(s) Age Born Place Born County Born Country Enlisted Residence Number Rank Cause Place Date of Death Notes
BREEN Edward
Dublin Dublin Ireland Hamilton, Lanarkshire Glasgow 2326 Private Died Home 04/10/1917 Formerly 23101, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Husband of Mary Breen, of 4, Willson s Cottages, Frederick St., Dublin.
Clerkenwell, Middlesex Middlesex England London
479 Private (L/Sergeant) (Sergeant) Died Home 06/05/1918 Formerly 10001, Connaught Rangers
Lurriga, Co. Limerick Limerick Ireland Limerick
2501 Private Died Home 06/10/1917 Formerly 6217, Royal Munster Fusiliers
Cobra, Co. Monaghan Monaghan Ireland Glasgow
213 Private Killed in Action Gallipoli 26/04/1916 Formerly 8357, Royal Irish Rifles
St. Kevin's, Dublin Dublin Ireland Cork Dublin 7133 Private Died Home 07/04/1916
COLLINS Patrick 39 Skibbereen, Co. Cork Cork Ireland Kinsale, Co. Cork
1344 Private Died Home 12/08/1916 Formerly 5670, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Husband of Ellen Collins, of 2, Clark s Lane, Skibbereen.
DALTON Thomas 50 St. Mary's, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford Waterford Ireland Dungarvan
6589 Private Died Home 31/03/1916 Formerly Royal Field Artillery. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Dalton, of Patrick St., Dungarvan.
DRUMM William 34 Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh Fermanagh Ireland Finner Camp, Co. Donegal Malin Head, Co. Donegal 461 Sergeant Died Home 28/11/1916 Formerly 1275, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Son of William and Margaret Drumm, of 31, Queen St., Enniskillen. (In the Same Grave Is Also Buried Pte. Bernard Drumm, 6772411. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 15Th Oct., 1924. Age 40).
DUDDY Michael 52 Templemore, Co. Derry Londonderry Ireland Londonderry
2413 Private Died Home 29/03/1916 Husband of Sarah A. Duddy, of 5, Nelson St., Londonderry.
FLEMING John 46 St. James's, Dublin Dublin Ireland Dublin
3895 Private Died Home 30/03/1916 Formerly 884, Connaught Rangers. Husband of Mary Anne Fleming, of 12, Grant s Row. Lower Mount St., Dublin.
St. John's, Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary Tipperary Ireland Carrick-on-Suir
8786 Private Died of Wounds Home 02/06/1916
St. Mary's, Dublin Dublin Ireland Dublin
7 C.Q.M.S. Killed in Action Home 26/04/1916 Listed on CWGC as Royal Irish Rifels. Formerly 8833, Royal Irish Rifles
HICKEY John F. 51 Millstreet, Co. Cork Cork Ireland Cork Millstreet 2998 Private Died Home 26/01/1918 Formerly 5712, Royal Munster Fusiliers
Kingstown, Co. Dublin Dublin Ireland Kingstown
2320 Private Died Home 02/06/1917 Formerly 8703, Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Kilkenny Kilkenny Ireland Carlow Kilkenny 2780 (2G/2780) Private Died Home 23/05/1918 Formerly 3765, Leinster Regiment
LYNCH Michael 42 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Middlesex Middlesex England Kinsale, Co. Cork Cork 1321 Sergeant Died Home 30/12/1916 Formerly 4314, Royal Munster Fusiliers
McLEAN William 49 Coatbridge, Lanarkshire Lanarkshire Scotland Hamilton, Lanarkshire Coatbridge 4120 Private Died Home 04/05/1918 Formerly 6871, Royal Irish Rifles. Son of William and Sarah Mclean, of Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
NOONAN Michael 32

Liverpool Waterford 1605 Private Died Home 11/12/1917 Formerly G/1287, Royal Irish Fusiliers (Also recorded in the Depot Batt.). Husband of Mary Noonan, of 140, Barrack St., Waterford.
Twickenham, Surrey Surrey England Southwark, Surrey
2527 Private Died Home 12/04/1917 Formerly 4046, Leinster Regiment
RYAN Martin

Ballyvonare, Co. Cork Thurles, Co. Tipperary 1718 Private Died Home 20/03/1917 Listed on CWGC as ALIAS for Regiment with family name TOUHY. Formerly 7/4494, Royal Irish Rifles
SCOTT George 38 Caherconlish, Co. Limerick Limerick Ireland Longford
2548 Private Died Home 17/12/1917 Formerly 3/4453, Leinster Regiment. Husband of M. J. Scott of 9, Marine Park Ave. Fairview, Dublin.
SMYTH Frederick W.
Killylea, Co. Armagh Armagh Ireland Omagh, Co. Tyrone
1534 (2G/1534) Corporal Died Home 21/11/1917 Formerly 12178, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
TUOHY Patrick
Kenmare, Co. Kerry Kerry Ireland Cork
1221 Private (A/Sergeant) (Private) Died Home 16/06/1916 Formerly 732, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Husband of M. Tuohy of 15, St. Finbarr s Place, Cork. Alternative Commemoration - Buried In Kenmare (Old) Burial Grounds, Co. Kerry.
Shankhill, Co. Antrim Antrim Ireland Belfast
511 Private Died Home 10/11/1916 Formerly 7217, Royal Irish Rifles
WARD Charles 33 Kilclooney, Co. Galway Galway Ireland Galway Mountbellew, Co. Galway 2457 Private Died Home 21/11/1917 Formerly 5/88, Connaught Rangers. Son of Mrs. Jane Ward, of Harbour St., Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.


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