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

Royal Irish Rifles - 17th 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
BROWN Francis   Shankill Co. Antrim Ireland Belfast   1148 Rifleman Died Home 16/07/1916 Husband of Elizabeth Brown, of 148, Cupar St., Belfast.
BROWN Martin 52 Lisburn Co. Antrim Ireland Belfast   1149 C.S.M. (Company Sergeant Major) Died Home 22/03/1916 Son of Mr. W. and Mrs. S. Brown of Lisburn; Husband of M. Brown, of 94, Marlborough Park, Belfast.
CALVERT Alexander   Lisburn Co. Antrim Ireland Belfast   305 (17/305) Rifleman Died Home 30/05/1915  
McCULLOUCH (McCullough) James 38 Puma, East Indies   East Indies Belfast   3728 Rifleman Died of wounds Home 02/05/1916 Husband of S. A. McCullough, of 29, Manor St., Donaghadee, Co. Down.
McINDOE Alexander 35 Partick Lanarkshire Scotland Belfast   1001 (15/1001) Rifleman Died Home 14/04/1917 Son of Alexander McIndoe; Husband of Eliza McIndoe, of 1, Ivan St., York Rd., Belfast.
QUINN Richard 40       Belfast   2325 Lance Corporal Died Home 24/09/1917 Son of the late John and Mary Quinn; Born at Belfast.


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