Soldiers Died in the Great War -- Roll of Honour 1914-1919

Royal Irish Rifles - 3rd 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
ARTHERN Albert Andrew 28 Highleigh Cheshire England Sale, Ches. Knutsford, Ches. 17550 Rifleman Died Home 26/10/1914 Son of Thomas and Martha Arthern, of High Leigh, Knutsford, Cheshire.
BRODERICK Arthur Rickwood 28 Fulham Middlesex England Fulham, Middx.   44742 Rifleman Died Home 01/07/1918 Formerly 3011, London Regiment Husband of Laura Jane Broderick, of 33, Adela Avenue, West Barnes Lane, New Malden, Surrey. Born at Fulham.
CAVANAGH Charles   Belfast Belfast Ireland Belfast   8290 Rifleman Died Home 03/03/1916  
CONROY Samuel   Cork Co. Cork Ireland Dungarvan, Co. Waterford   3612 L/Corporal (Corporal) Died Home 30/06/1915 Husband of Mary Conroy, of 18, Gerald Griffen St., Cork.
COUSINS Nathaniel   Carrickfergus Co. Antrim Ireland Belfast   9019 Rifleman (Corporal) Died Home 16/02/1915  
DUDGEON William   Collerhellan Co. Tyrone Ireland Omagh, Co. Tyrone Gorton, Co. Tyrone 23665 Rifleman Died Home 21/09/1918 Son of Mrs. Annie Dudgeon, of Beltrim, Gortin.
DUGGAN Cornelius 23 Templecrone Co. Donegal Ireland Glasgow Letterkenny, Co. Donegal 5470 (3/5470) Rifleman Died Home 29/04/1916 Son of Bridget Duggan, of Calhane, Anagry, Co. Donegal.
EDMONDSON John 45 Belfast Belfast Ireland Belfast   17598 Rifleman Died Home 05/11/1918 Husband of Margaret Jane Edmondson, of 20, Beggs St., Sandy Row, Belfast.
HERVE William   Jersey Jersey Channel Islands Jersey, C.I.   4822 Rifleman Died Home 14/11/1915 Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Herve, of St. John, Jersey, Channel Islands.
HILLIN William   Dundalk Co. Louth Ireland Dundalk   8964 Rifleman Died Home 24/08/1916  
MULHERN John 40 Carrick-on-Shannon Co. Leitrim Ireland Dublin   5797 Rifleman Died Home 24/04/1916 Husband of Annie Mulhern, of 3, Stephen's Place, Lower Mount St., Dublin.
MURPHY Thomas 27 Bridgton, Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland Dublin Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal 23258 Rifleman Died Home 03/11/1918 Son of Thomas Murphy, of 60, High St., Rutherglen, Glasgow; Husband of Catherine Murphy, of Chapel St., Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal.
MURRAY Michael   Ennis Co. Clare Ireland Ballinasloe, Co. Galway Ennis, Co. Clare 8998 Rifleman Died Home 04/12/1915 Son of Michael Murray, of Harmony Row, Ennis.
NICKSON Thomas 19       Liverpool   10874 Rifleman Died Home 31/03/1918 Formerly 4124, King's Liverpool Regiment; Son of Alfred and Catherine Nickson, of 51, Bickerton St., Lark Lane, Toxteth Park, Liverpool.
NOLAN James 20 Dublin Co. Dublin Ireland Dublin   8692 Rifleman Died Home 24/04/1916 Son of Mrs. M. Nolan, of 48, Power's Court, Mount St., Dublin.
PATTON John   Portadown Co. Armagh Ireland Ballykinlar, Co. Down Belfast 4785 Rifleman Died Home 27/12/1914  
ROWAN Archibald 21 Belfast Belfast Ireland Belfast   504 Rifleman Died Home 04/11/1918 Son of William Rowan, of 28, Athens St., Belfast.
RUTHERFORD William 26 Dublin Co. Dublin Ireland Dublin   8301 Rifleman Died Home 31/07/1915 Husband of Kathleen Stafford, of 45, Bride St., Dublin.
SCOTT Hugh 20 Dromara Co. Down Ireland Belfast Dromara, Co. Down 24683 Rifleman Died Home 04/11/1918 Son of James and Izabella Scott, of Aughnaskeagh, Dromara.
STRAHAN Henry   Belfast Belfast Ireland Belfast   16981 Corporal Died Home 31/01/1916  
THOMPSON Thomas   Ballymacarrett, Belfast Co. Down Ireland Belfast   4457 Sergeant Died Home 23/07/1915  
WILSON David   Lurgan Co. Armagh Ireland Glasgow   5852 Rifleman Died Home 24/04/1916  


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