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26/12/2016 Lieut Thomas Boston The undermentioned temporary second lieutenant transferred from unit as under, with effect from date shown against retaining present seniority Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers T Boston, 2nd June 1916.
26/12/2016 Lieut Thomas Boston 00883
26/12/2016 Lieut Thomas Boston From the Belfast Newsletter dated 11th August 1916: Regular Forces Machine Gun Corps
25/12/2016 Pte. William Wilson Wilson, Private William, Australian Imperial Force, killed on 3rd July, son of Mr James, Wilson, Dunglady, Upperlands. The chaplain of the battalion, writing to his father says that the gallant young soldier was struck in the head with a bomb, which killed him instantaneously. Private Wilson emigrated to Australia about twelve years ago. Shortly after the outbreak of war he joined the Australian forces.
25/12/2016 Pte. William Wilson 00882
25/12/2016 Pte. William Wilson From the Belfast Newsletter dated 2nd August 1916: County Derry
25/12/2016 Sgt. Marcus Maitland Marcus, Sergeant, North Belfast Volunteers, missing, Garden Street, Magherafelt
25/12/2016 Sgt. Marcus Maitland 00881
25/12/2016 Sgt. Marcus Maitland From the Belfast Newsletter dated 1st August 1916:
21/12/2016 R/man Edward Robinson Private E Robinson, South Antrim Volunteers, Toome, killed.
21/12/2016 R/man Edward Robinson 00879
21/12/2016 R/man Edward Robinson From the Belfast Newsletter dated 28th July 1916:
20/12/2016 Pte. Archibald Laughlin Private A Loughlin, Tyrone Volunteers, Kilrea, shell shock
20/12/2016 Pte. Archibald Laughlin 00878
20/12/2016 Pte. Archibald Laughlin From the Belfast Newsletter dated 22nd July 1916:
20/12/2016 Pte. Robert Gilmore Private Robert Gilmour, Derry Volunteers, Kilrea, missing.
20/12/2016 Pte. Robert Gilmore 00877
20/12/2016 Pte. Robert Gilmore From the Belfast Newsletter dated 22nd July 1916:
20/12/2016 L/Corp Samuel Ellis Corporal Samuel Ellis, Royal Irish Rifles, South Antrims, Creagh, Toomebridge, missing.
20/12/2016 L/Corp Samuel Ellis 00876
20/12/2016 L/Corp Samuel Ellis From the Belfast Newsletter dated 20th July 1916:
19/12/2016 Pte. Alexander Michael Michael, Private W J, Derry Volunteers, Kilrea, wounded.
19/12/2016 Pte. Alexander Michael 00875
19/12/2016 Pte. Alexander Michael From the Belfast Newsletter dated 15th July 1916: County Derry (brother of Alex Michael)
19/12/2016 Pte. Archibald Laughlin Loughlin, Private A., Derry Volunteers, Kilrea, wounded.
19/12/2016 Pte. Archibald Laughlin 00874
19/12/2016 Pte. Archibald Laughlin From the Belfast Newsletter dated 15th July 1916: County Derry
19/12/2016 2nd Lieut Arthur Oswald Houston News has been received that the following men from Upperlands district have been wounded: Private Arthur Houston, Private David McGinnis, Private W J Kelso, Lieutenant Colonel Pierce Turkington, Private William McCracken, Lance Corporal Charles McFadden and Private Thomas McGinnis.
19/12/2016 2nd Lieut Arthur Oswald Houston 00873
19/12/2016 2nd Lieut Arthur Oswald Houston From the Belfast Newsletter dated 14th July 1916: Upperlands
10/12/2016 PO Joseph Donnelly Mr Thomas Donnelly, 77 Alexandria Park Avenue, received official intimation from the Admiralty yesterday that his second son, Petty Officer Joseph Donnelly, Royal Navy Air Service, (R.N.A.S.) (Armoured Car Section), was accidentally drowned in Russia on 11th June.
10/12/2016 PO Joseph Donnelly 00872
10/12/2016 PO Joseph Donnelly From the Belfast Newsletter dated 23rd June 1916: Belfast Man Drowned in Russia
05/12/2016 Lieut Robert McCahon Lieutenant Robert McCahon, Royal Engineers, son of Mr John McCahon, Kilrea, who was recently wounded, has arrived home on sick furlough. Lieutenant McCahon was prominently identified with the Ulster Volunteer Force before joining the Army.
05/12/2016 Lieut Robert McCahon 00871
05/12/2016 Lieut Robert McCahon From the Belfast Newsletter dated 20th May 1916: Lieutenant R McCahon Home
03/12/2016 Pte. Joseph Milligan Military details courtesy of the War Graves Ulster Project page on Facebook
03/12/2016 Pte. Joseph Milligan Private Joseph Milligan was serving with the 27th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was discharged on 24th October 1918 due to wounds (SWB No 508908).
03/12/2016 Pte. Joseph Milligan Joseph Milligan enlisted on 14th November 1914, and was deployed to France in October 1915.
02/12/2016 R/man Thomas McBride 00870
02/12/2016 Pte. Allan McIvor Private Allen McIvor, Desertmartin, has died in hospital from pneumonia. He was a reservist.
02/12/2016 Pte. Allan McIvor 00869
02/12/2016 Pte. Allan McIvor From the Belfast Newsletter dated 10th April 1916:
02/12/2016 R/man Thomas McBride Mr John McBride of Muckrim, Toomebridge, has received official intimation that his eldest son, Private Thomas McBride, Royal Irish Rifles, has been killed in action. The deceased, who was 25 years of age and most popular in the Toome district, enlisted in the Ulster Division in September 1914.
02/12/2016 R/man Thomas McBride From the Belfast Newsletter dated 13th April 1916:
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