Soldiers Died in the Great War

Royal Irish Regiment - 4th 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
HURLEY James 37 St. John's, Waterford Co. Waterford Ireland Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary Waterford 4932 Private Died Home 20/12/1915 Husband of Sarah Hurley, of 33, Costelloe s Lane, Waterford.
REGAN Michael 18 Boyle Co. Roscommon Ireland Boyle
8096 Private Died Home 04/11/1918 Son of Mrs. Katie Regan, of Church St., Boyle.
WORMALD William Edgar 18

Cork Crosshaven, Co. Cork 7827 Private Died Home 11/09/1918 Son of William Henry and Nellie E. Wormald, of 44, Faraday St., Everton, Liverpool.
BARRY Charles Standish 18 Lisgoold Co. Cork Ireland Cork Leamlara, Co. Cork 5888 Private Died Home 22/07/1918 Formerly 17204, Gordon Highlanders. Son of Henry Standish Barry, of Leamlara.
BURKE Alexander 42 Ballylooby Co. Tipperary Ireland Clonmel, Co. Tipperary Ardfinan, Co. Tipperary 5436 Private Died Home 12/02/1916 Husband of Mrs Bridget Burke, of Lady Abbey, Ardfinnan, Co Tipperary.
DARCY (D'ARCY) Philip (Phillip)

8038 Private Died Home 29/08/1918
FARRELL Alexander
Ballylooby Co. Tipperary Ireland Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
5436 Private Died Home 12/02/1916 Listed twice. See BURKE 4th Batt.
GALLIVAN John Joseph Patrick 18 Aldershot Hampshire England Newport, Mon.
7592 Corporal Died At Sea 10/10/1918 Formerly 27146, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Gallivan, of 33, Barrack Hill, Newport, Mon.
GRANT Patrick
Glenmore Co. Kilkenny Ireland Waterford Glenmore 4807 Private Died Home 28/04/1918 Son of Mrs. M. Grant, of Glenmore, Co. Kilkenny.
Mallow Co. Cork Ireland Mallow Midleton, Co. Cork 6764 Private Died Home 07/11/1917 Formerly 7195, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Son of J. Hartnett, of Doneraile, Co. Cork.
HICKMAN James 18 St. John's, Tralee Co. Kerry Ireland Tralee
7550 Private Died Home 10/10/1918 Formerly 6914, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Son of John and Catherine Hickman, of 3, Waterloo Place, Tralee, Co. Kerry.
KAVANAGH James 32 St. John's, Kilkenny Co. Kilkenny Ireland Kilkenny
4295 Sergeant Died Home 13/01/1918 Husband of Mary Kavanagh, of 11, Wolfe Tone St., Kilkenny. His Brothers Edward and Thomas Also Fell.
Birr King's Co. Ireland Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
7875 Private Died At Sea 10/10/1918
KEOGH William 17 Kilbride King's Co. Ireland Curragh, Co. Kildare
6106 Private Died Home 05/10/1917 Formerly 4156, LeinsterRegiment. Son of Paul Keogh, of Barrack St., Tullamore.
McKEE Robert
Shankill Co. Antrim Ireland Belfast
6607 Private Died Home 06/12/1917
MEARA (O'MEARA) John 20 Borrisokane Co. Tipperary Ireland Nenagh, Co. Tipperary Barrisokane 5399 Private Died Home 28/07/1917 Also Known As Meara.. Son of Mrs. Kate O meara, of Main St., Borrisokane.
Thomastown Co. Kilkenny Ireland Tipperary Thomastown 3134 Private Died Home 22/10/1914
MORAN Jeremiah
St. James's, Dublin Co. Dublin Ireland Naas, Co. Kildare Dublin 11842 Private Died Home 20/04/1918 Formerly 30585, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Son of Mrs. J. Moran, of 3, Block, Iveagh Buildings, New Bride St., Dublin.
MURRAY Christopher
Ballina Co. Mayo Ireland Ballina
6685 Private Died Home 23/04/1918 Son of Mary Murray, of Brook St., Ballina.
MURRAY William
Bangor Carnarvonshire Wales Sutton, Co. Dublin Dublin 6249 (6429) Private Died Home 09/12/1917 Formerly 23407, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Murray, of 2, Ardee Row, Meath St., Dublin.
O'CALLAGHAN Jeremiah 17 Croydon Surrey England Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey Croydon 11838 Private Died Home 12/12/1917 Son of Jeremiah and Bridget O callaghan, of 24, Priory Rd., West Croydon.
O'NEILL Michael 21 Paulstown Co. Kilkenny Ireland Kilkenny Clifton, Co. Kilkenny 5384 Private Died Home 19/03/1916 Son of Mrs. Kate O neill, of Talbot s Hill, Clifden, Co. Kilkenny. Alternative Commemoration - Buried In Paulstown (St. Paul) Catholic Churchyard, Co. Kilkenny.
RYAN James
St. Mary's, Kilkenny Co. Kilkenny Ireland Kilkenny
4485 Private Died Home 20/08/1914 Son of James Ryan, of 31, South Richmond St., Dublin.
SARSFIELD Patrick 26 St. Patrick's, Kilkenny Co. Kilkenny Ireland Tipperary Kilkenny 3157 Private Died Home 24/02/1915
SHAW Thomas
Waterford Co. Waterford Ireland Burry Port, Carmarthenshire Waterford 5406 Private Died Home 22/12/1916 Husband of Mrs. Shaw, of 5, Brown s Lane, Waterford.
TIERNEY Andrew 18 St. Mary's, New Ross Co. Wexford Ireland New Ross
11520 Private Died Home 27/08/1916 Son of Mrs. Susan Tierney, of 11, Bewley St., New Ross.
St. Mary's, Kilkenny Co. Kilkenny Ireland Tipperary Kilkenny 2860 Private Died Home 04/01/1917 Son of Mrs M Tobin of Garden Row, Kilkenny.
TOBIN Patrick 18 Bansha Co. Tipperary Ireland Tipperary
8083 Private Died Home 07/09/1918 Son of Mrs. Mary Tobin, of New Rd., Tipperary.
TOWNSEND John Gilbert 44 Cirencester Gloustershire England London Cirencester 11160 Sergeant Died Home 09/09/1916 Husband of Alice M. Townsend, of 42, Radcliffe Rd., West Bridgford, Notts.


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