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

Royal Irish Rifles - 20th 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
ARMSTRONG John George 18 Lisnaskea Co. Fermanagh Ireland Randalstown, Co. Antrim Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh 325 (20/325) Rifleman Died Home 26/07/1916 Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Armstrong, of Main St., Lisnaskea.
HAMILL Alexander 21 Grange Co. Antrim Ireland Randalstown, Co. Antrim Grange Corner, Co. Antrim 3736 Rifleman Died Home 21/04/1916 Son of John and Nancy Hamill, of Taylorstown, Toomebridge, Co. Antrim.
JEFFRIES Arthur Grace 49 Poona   India Lurgan, Co. Armagh Belfast 316 (16/316) C.S.M. (Company Sergeant Major) Died Home 03/05/1916 Husband of Mrs. M. Jeffries, of 21, Liffey St., Old Park Rd., Belfast.


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