Death Notices

Death Notices

A day by day list of a selection of Irish men who died throughout the Gallipoli campaign. In total approximately 4,000 Irishmen died during the campaign. 

  1. Thomas Hewson

    Thomas Hewson

    08 January 1916

    Private Thomas Hewson of the 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli today in Malta. He was 32 years old. 

    He was the husband of Catherine Hewson of 81 Summerhill, Dublin. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  2. Patrick Berney

    Patrick Berney

    07 January 1916

    Acting Corporal Patrick Berney of the 8th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers was killed in action today at Gallipoli. 

    He was the brother of Mrs D Lacey of 27 Field Lane, Litherland, Liverpoor, England. 

  3. Francis McColgan

    Francis McColgan

    06 January 1916

    Private Francis McColgan of the 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers died today at Gallipoli. 

    He was born in Camus, Tyrone.

  4. Thomas Doherty

    Thomas Doherty

    05 January 1916

    Private Thomas Doherty of the 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers died of wounds sustained in Gallipoli today. 

    He was born in Sion Mills, Co Tyrone. 

    Will 

  5. Thomas Kennedy

    Thomas Kennedy

    04 January 1916

    Private Thomas Kennedy of the 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli at sea today at age 21. 

    He was born in Bagnelstown, Co Carlow and was the son of Michael and Mary Kennedy of 70 Kilcarrig Street, Bagnalstown, Co Carlow. 

  6. Herbert Ward

    Herbert Ward

    03 January 1916

    Private Herbert Ward of the 1st Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers died of wounds sustained in Gallipoli. 

    He was born in Goole, Lincolnshire. 

  7. Patrick Hanton

    Patrick Hanton

    02 January 1916

    Stoker Patrick Handton Anson Bn R.N. Div. Royal Naval Reserve died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli in Malta today at age 23.

    He was born in Wexford and was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Handton of 9 Emmet Place, Wexford. 

  8. James Meneilly

    James Meneilly

    01 January 1916

    Sergeant James Meneilly of the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers died of wounds today at Gallipoli.

    He was from Downing Street, Belfast.

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission 

    Will 

  9. Patrick Whelan

    Patrick Whelan

    30 December 1915

    Private Patrick Whelan of the 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli today at age 30. 

    He was born in Francis St., Dublin. He was the son of Patrick and Margaret Whelan, of 7, Great Ship Street, Dublin (formerly of 24, Golden Lane, Dublin).

  10. Thomas Brien

    Thomas Brien

    28 December 1915

    Private Thomas Brien of the 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers was killed in action today at age 38. 

    He was born in Roundwood, Wicklow and enlisted in Naas, Co. Kildare. 

    He was the husband of the Bridget Brien of Burgage, Blessington, Co Wicklow. 

  11. James Carney

    James Carney

    27 December 1915

    Sergeant James Carney of the 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers was killed in action today at Gallipoli. 

    He was born in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, where he enslisted. Sergeant Carney served in the South African War with the Mounted Infantry, (he was awarded, The Queen’s Medal with five clasps and The King’s Medal with two clasps). He served in France with 2nd Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and was wounded on 20/10/1914 whilst rescuing a wounded comrade. He joined 1st Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on the Gallipoli Peninsula on 01/11/1915 as part of a draft of one officer and 147 other ranks.

    He was the son of Edward Carney, Abbey Street, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. 

  12. Michael McGee

    Michael McGee

    26 December 1915

    Battery Sergeant Major Michael McGee of the C Bty. 60th Bde. Royal Field Artillery died at sea today at age 46. 

    He was born in Sligo and the husband of Joy Muriel McGee. 

  13. John Atkinson

    John Atkinson

    24 December 1915

    Captain John Atkinson of the 5th Batallion Royal Irish Fusiliers, died in hospital of enteric fever contracted in Gallipoli.

    He was 21 years old, and the son of Mr Joseph Atkinson of Crwobill, Armagh.

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  14. James Caulfield

    James Caulfield

    23 December 1915

    Private James Caulfield of the 1st/ 7th Bn Lancashire Fusiliers died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli today at age 26. 

    He was born in Dublin and enlisted in Salford, Lancashire. 

    He was the husband of Mrs F Caulfield of Pendlebury, Manchester and the son of Thomas and Jemima Caulfield of Dublin and Back Bury Road, North Bolton, Lancashire. 

  15. Joseph Hill

    Joseph Hill

    22 December 1915

    Acting Bombardier Joseph Hill of the 10th Bty. Royal Field Artillery died today in Gallipoli at age 22. 

    He was born in Belfast city, where he lived and enlisted in August 1914. 

    He was the only son of Samuel and Agnes Hill of 17 Rainey Street, South Belfast. 

  16. James Cosgrave

    James Cosgrave

    21 December 1915

    Private James Cosgrove of the 1st/5th Bn Manchester Regiment attd. Mining Coy. Royal Engineers died today at Gallipoli at age 44. 

    He was born in Aghamore, Co Mayo and enlisted in Wigan, Lancashire.

  17. William John Law

    William John Law

    19 December 1915

    Lieutenant Colonel William John Law of the 1/7th Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers was killed in action today at age 38. 

    He was born in Dromore, Co Down and was the only son of Mr John Law, Margarattea house Portadown.  

    In 1906 he joined the 1/7th (Salford) Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers (Territorial) and at the out break of the war, he was promoted to the rank of Major and accompanied his battalion to Egypt and subsequently to Gallipoli. He was ‘Mentioned in Dispatches’ by Sir Ian Hamilton in September 1915 and soon after took over temporary command of his battalion with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

  18. George Neill

    George Neill

    18 December 1915

    Lance Corporal George Neill of the 52nd Lowland Divisional Cyclist Company, Army Cyclist Corps was killed in action today at Gallipoli at age 21. 

    He was born in Downe, Co Down and enlisted in Glasgow. 

    He was the youngest son of Thomas Cooper Neill and Elizabeth Neill of Main St., Newcastle. Co Down. 

  19. John Christopher Sherwood

    John Christopher Sherwood

    17 December 1915

    Private John Christopher Sherwood of the Wellington Regiment NZEF died of wounds sustained in Gallipoli at sea today. He was 28 years old. 

    He was born in Wexford and resided in Napier, New Zealand. He enlisted in Wellington and had almost 16 months service at the time of his death. 

    He was the son of John and Esther Victoria Sarah Sherwood of 7 Parnell St., Wexford. 

  20. Patrick McCarthy

    Patrick McCarthy

    16 December 1915

    Gunner Patrick McCarthy of the 17th Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery died today of wounds sustained in Gallipoli. 

    He was from Ballinsloe, Co Galway. 

  21. Thomas Durkin

    Thomas Durkin

    15 December 1915

    Private Thomas Durkin of the 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers was killed in action at age 32. 

    He was born in Swinford, Co Mayo and enlisted in Manchester in November 1914. 

  22. Mark Walsh Campbell

    Mark Walsh Campbell

    14 December 1915

    Private Mark Walsh Campbell of the 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers was killed in action today. 

    He was born in Bangor, Co Down and resided at Liverpool, where he enlisted in November 1914. 

    He was the second son of the late Capt Mark Campbell and Jane Campbell of Bangor, Co Down. 

  23. William Robert Bridgett

    William Robert Bridgett

    12 December 1915

    Sergeant William Robert Bridgett of the 6th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment was killed in action at age 37. 

    He was born in Tamlaght, Co. Tyrone and enlisted in Middlesborough. Sergeant Bridgett enlisted in the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in 1896, he served as a Lance Corporal (Regt. No. 4797) in the 1st Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the South African War, he was awarded the King’s and Queen’s South African Medals with clasps (Belfast, Natal, Orange Free State and date clasps 1901 and 1902).

    He was the husband of Esther Bridgett of Victoria Rd., Darlington and the second son of James and Matilda Bridgett of Tamlaght, Co Tyrone. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  24. James Duffy

    James Duffy

    11 December 1915

    Private James Duffy of the Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Marine Light Infantry was killed in action today at age 20. 

    He was born in Lower Temple, Annagry, Donegal and enlisted in Dublin in August 1914. 

    He was the son of Denis and Annie Duffy of Annagry, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. 

  25. Joseph Sheen

    Joseph Sheen

    10 December 1915

    Private Joseph Sheen of the 6th Battalion South Lancashire Regiment died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli today at age 29. 

    He was born in Dublin and enlisted in Bury, Lancashire in August 1914. 

    He was the sone of Michael and Margaret Sheen. 

  26. Michael McSweeney

    Michael McSweeney

    09 December 1915

    Private Michael McSweeney of the 1st Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers was killed in action today at age 22. 

    He was from St Finbar's, Co Cork and enlisted there in July 1914. 

    He was the son of Mrs Mary McSweeney of 6 Bachelor's Quay, North Main Street, Cork. 

  27. Edward Bryan

    Edward Bryan

    08 December 1915

    Sergeant Edward Bryan of the 6th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment died today at age 41. 

    He was born in St Andrews, Co Wicklow and resided in Stockton-on-Tees, England. 

    He was the son of Richard and Esther J Bryan of 6 Mason's Court, Stockton-on-Tees. 

  28. Gerald Bradstreet

    Gerald Bradstreet

    07 December 1915

    Lieutenant Gerald Bradstreet of the 72nd Field Company Royal Engineers, died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli today at age 25.

    Eductaed at Portora Royal School and Trinity College, he was a renowned rugby player. The only son of Sir Edward Bradstreet of Castella, Clontarf, his death leaves the baronetcy of Bradstreet, which was created in 1759, without an heir. Lieut Bradstreet was a rugby player and keen sportsman. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  29. William Clarke

    William Clarke

    06 December 1915

    Sergeant William Clarke of the 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers died of wounds sustained in Gallipoli today at age 32. 

    He was born in Dublin and enlisted there in 1911. 

    He was the son of William and Mary Clarke; husband of, Mrs. Catherine A. Clarke (nee Wall), of 24 Coleraine Street, Dublin (also of 16. Lower Dominick Street, Dublin as of 1919). Father of Christopher (b. 13/11/1912 and Hugh Thomas (b. 30/6/1914) Clarke.

  30. Thomas Hughes

    Thomas Hughes

    05 December 1915

    Private Thomas Hughes of the 8th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers died today at age 32. 

    He was born in Limerick and enlisted in Wallsend-on-Tyne in September 1914. 

    He was the son of Thomas and Mary Hughes of New Road, Singland, Co Limerick. 

  31. Francis William Joseph MacDonnell

    Francis William Joseph MacDonnell

    04 December 1915

    Major Francis William Joseph MacDonnell of the 14th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) died of dysentry contracted in Gallipoli today at age 44. 

    He was born in France and lived in Yorkshire. His father, Francis Edmund Joseph MacDonnell was from Dunfirth, Co. Kildare. He was the husband of Teresa MacDonnell of Clyde House, Richmond, Yorkshire. 

    Major MacDonnell served during the South African War with 1st Bn. Royal Dublin Fusiliers, he was awarded the Queen’s Medal with four clasps (Orange Free State, Transvaal, and date clasps 1901 and 1902); he also served as a Captain in 3rd Bn. Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  32. Henry Abraham McLean

    Henry Abraham McLean

    03 December 1915

    Trooper Henry Abraham McLean of the 'A' Sqn 2nd Australian Light Horse died today of dysentery contracted in Gallipoli at age 33. 

    He was born in Rathielty, Co. Kilkenny and enlisted in Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia in February 1915. 

    He was the son of Edmond and Margaret McLean; nephew of Louisa Daniel of Rathmoyle, Co Kilkenny. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  33. James Connell

    James Connell

    01 December 1915

    Petty Officer 1st Class James Connell of the HMS Albion Royal Navy died today from disease contracted while at Gallipoli at age 46. 

    He was from Aghada, Co Cork and the husband of Mary E Connell of Lower Aghada, Co. Cork. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  34. William Quigley

    William Quigley

    30 November 1915

    Private William Quigley of the 6th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment died of wounds at sea sustained at Gallipoli today at age 23. 

    He was born in St James's, Dublin and was the son of Mry Mary Gilhooly of 24 Chancery Street, Dublin. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  35. Vincent McNamara

    Vincent McNamara

    29 November 1915

    Second Lieutenant Vincent McNamara of the 136th Fortress Company Royal Engineers was killed today in a gas explosion at Sulva Bay. He had been in Gallipoli since April.

    He was the son of PJ MacNamara, Blackrock, Co Cork. He was educated at UCC where he studied engineering. He was a prominent footballer and had represented Ireland.

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  36. William Keith

    William Keith

    28 November 1915

    Private William Keith of 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers was killed in action today at Gallipoli at age 27. 

    He was born in Dublin and enlisted in 1908. 

    He was the eldest son of James and Mary Keither of 5 East James's St., Dublin. 

  37. George Atkinson

    George Atkinson

    27 November 1915

    Private George Atkinson of the D Company 25th Battalion Australian Infantry, AIF died of wounds sustained in Gallipoli today at age 24. 

    He was from Ballyshannon, Co Donegal and enlisted in St George, Queensland. 

    He was the son of George Andrew and Marion Atkinson, of Skea Hall, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh.


     

  38. John Hopper

    John Hopper

    26 November 1915

    Private John Hopper of the 7th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli today at age 35. 

    He was born in Sligo and enlisted in Glasgow in October 1914. 

    He was the husband of M. Hopper of 540 Gallowgate, Glasgow. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  39. Thomas Burke

    Thomas Burke

    23 November 1915

    Private Thomas Burke of the B Company 19th Bn Australian Infantry, AIF died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli. He was 23 years old. 

    He was born in Youghal, Co Cork and enlisted in Sydney, Australia, in February 1915. 

    He was the son of Mr John Burke of Market Street, Youghal, Co Cork. 

  40. James Carser

    James Carser

    21 November 1915

    Private James Carser of the B Company, 6th Bn Highland Light Infantry died of wounds sustained in Gallipoli today at age 24. 

    He was born in Co Down and enlisted in Glasgow. He had approximately 14 months service at the time of his death.

    He was the husband of M.A.M. Bratney of 28 Little Francis St., Newtownards, Co Down and the son of David and Sarah Jane Carser.

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  41. George Goddard

    George Goddard

    20 November 1915

    Private George Goddard of the 5th Battalion Royal Irish Regiment died at sea today at Gallipoli. 

    He was born in Clonsilla, Co Dublin and had approximately 14 months service at the time of his death. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  42. David Reid

    David Reid

    18 November 1915

    Corporal David Reid of the 10th Heavy Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery was killed in action today at Gallipoli. 

    He was born in Gelndermott, Co Londonderry and enlisted in Strabane, Co Tyrone. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission 

    Will 

  43. George Watson

    George Watson

    17 November 1915

    Private George Watson of Chatham Bn. Royal Marine Light Infantry, R.N. Div. died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli and of pheumococcal Meningitis today at age 19. 

    He was born in Belfast and was the second son of George and Maggie Watson of 11 Bromley Street, North Belfast, Co Antrim. 

    Watson enlisted in Belfast on 27/10/14; he was posted to Chatham Bn. M.E.F. 6/2/15-2/5/15 where he received a shrapnel wound to his head and was 'slightly deafened'. He was invalided to UK on 16/5/15; discharged as an invalide at R.N. Hospital Chatham 23/7/15 for shrapnel wounds right eye, excision, received in action in the Gallipoli Peninsula. Died after discharge (invalided) in Purdysburn Hospital, Ballylesson, Lisburn, Co. Down, 'from Gunshot wound of head in War (6 ½ months) & Pneumococcal Meningitis (3 days).'

  44. Michael Cassidy

    Michael Cassidy

    16 November 1915

    Private Michael Cassidy of the 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers died today at Gallipoli at age 41. 

    He was born in Banbridge, Co Down and enlisted in Belfast. 

    He had approximately 14 months service at the time of his death. 

  45. John McNulty

    John McNulty

    15 November 1915

    Able Seaman John McNulty of the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve Nelson Battalion Royal Naval Division died today in the 15th Stationary Hospital in Mudros from dysentery contracted in Gallipoli. He was 37 years old. 

    He was born in Co Armagh and was the son of Bernard and Catherine McNulty of Sheetrim, Crossmaglen, Co. Armagh. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  46. Rev. Francis Cavendish Roche

    Rev. Francis Cavendish Roche

    14 November 1915

    Rev. Francis Cavendish Roche of the Army Chaplain Department died today of enteric disease, contracted while in Gallipoli. 

    He was from Montpelier Hill in Dublin and was ordained for the curacy in Ballymena in 1908. From 1910 he was the curate of Mortlake, London. He joined the army in August 1914 and was posted to the Curragh and attached to the 10th (Irish) Division.

  47. Henry Morton

    Henry Morton

    14 November 1915

    Private Henry Morton of the Sussex Yeomanry was killed in action today at Gallipoli at age 48. 

    He was born in Wicklow and enlisted in Chichester in August 1914. 

    He was the son of Thomas and Mary Morton of Wicklow and brother of Mr George Morton of 4 North Road, Prestwich, Manchester. 

  48. William Comiskey

    William Comiskey

    12 November 1915

    Lance Corporal William Comiskey of the 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers was killed in action today today at Gallipoli at age 18. 

    He was born in Dublin and was the only son of James and Margaret Comiskey of 123 Upper Dorset Street, Dublin.

  49. Harold Plaice

    Harold Plaice

    11 November 1915

    Private Harold Plaice of the 1st Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers died today at Gallipoli at age 18. 

    He was born in Shouldham, Norfolk and was the son of Robert and Mary Elizabeth Plaice of Westgate Street, Shouldham, Norfolk. 

  50. James Crean

    James Crean

    10 November 1915

    Private James Crean of the 9th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment died today in Malta of wounds sustained in Gallipoli. 

    He was born in Co Mayo and enlisted in York. 

    He was the brother of Margaret Crean, Carralabin, Bonnieconlon, Co Mayo. 

  51. Patrick McGowan

    Patrick McGowan

    09 November 1915

    Private Patrick McGowan of the 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers died today at age 27. 

    He was born in Sligo and enlisted in Glasgow. He had six years service at the time of his death. 

    He was the son of Thomas and Sarah McGowan of 56 Weir Street, South Side, Glasgow. 

  52. James Donald

    James Donald

    08 November 1915

    Private James Donald of the X Coy, 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers was killed in action today at Gallipoli. 

    He was born in Templeronan, Co Donegal but enlisted at Hamilton, Lanarkshire. 

  53. John O’Malley

    John O’Malley

    07 November 1915

    Private John O'Malley of the 3rd Scottish Horse died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli at age 33. 

    He was born in Aughnale, Co Mayo and enlisted in Glasgow. He had approximately 15 months service at the time of his death. 

    He was the son of Thomas and Maria O'Malley of Castlebar St., Westport, Co. Mayo. 

  54. John Cronin

    John Cronin

    06 November 1915

    Private John Cronin of the 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers died today of wounds sustained at sea at Gallipoli. 

    He was born in Dublin. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  55. William Harold Barker

    William Harold Barker

    05 November 1915

    Captain William Harold Barker of the 24th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery died of wounds sustained in Gallipoli today at age 34. 

    He was born in Rostrevor Co. Down and was the only son of William Chichester Barker (Canon of Dromore) and Adelaide Mary Barker of Rosina, Rostrevor, Co Down. 

    Captain Barker obtained his commission as 2nd Lieutenant R.A. 19/12/1900, and was promoted Captain in December 1913. He served in Gibraltar, Malta, Aden Hinterland, and in India from 1905 to 1910. He was appointed Adjutant of the Lancashire and Cheshire R.G.A. (T.F.) in 1911.

  56. William Flanagan

    William Flanagan

    04 November 1915

    Corporal William Flanagan of the 6th Battalion Leinster Regiment died from pneumonia - contracted in Gallipoli, in hospital in Egypt today. He was 32 years old. 

    He was born in Mountmellick, Co Offaly and was the husband of Ellen Flanagan of Manor Street. Mountmellick. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

    Will 

  57. James Killen

    James Killen

    03 November 1915

    Private James Killen of the 1st Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers died today from wounds sustained at Gallipoli at age 31. 

    He was born in Downpatrick, Co Down and was the ward of Mr Hugh Murray of Bridge Street, Downpatrick, Co Down. 

    He enlisted in the Royal Munster Fusiliers in May 1902; he served in India and was awarded the India General Service Medal 1908 (with clasp Abor 1911-1912) he was entered on the medal roll as “1st Bn. Royal Munster Fusiliers serving with Indian Telegraph Department. He had approximately thirteen and a half years service at the time of his death.

  58. John Cuthbert Snowball

    John Cuthbert Snowball

    01 November 1915

    Lane Corporal John Cuthbert Snowball of the Y Coy., 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers died today of wounds sustained at Gallipoli at age 18. 

    He was born in Haggerstown, Middlesex and was the son of John and Emily Snowball of 111 Brunswick Street, Haggerston, Shoreditch, Middlesex. 

    He had approximately 10 months service at the time of his death. 

  59. Alfred Herbert Betts

    Alfred Herbert Betts

    31 October 1915

    Lance Corporal Alfred Herbert Betts of the 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers was killed in action today at Gallipoli at age 23. 

    He was born in Harwich, Essex and was the second son of Frederick and Jane Emma Betts of 2 Eastgate St., Harwich, Essex. 

    He had five years service at the time of his death. 

  60. Edward Hayden

    Edward Hayden

    30 October 1915

    Private Edward Hayden of the 'Y' Company, 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers was killed in action today at Gallipoli. 

    He was born in Dublin and had one years service at his time of death. 

  61. Matthew Thomas Graham

    Matthew Thomas Graham

    29 October 1915

    Private Matthew Thomas Graham of the 6th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment was killed in action today at Gallipoli at age 24. 

    He was born in Dublin but resided at 8 Simpson Place, Mexborough, Lincolnshire. He was the son of Mrs. Sarah Graham, of 1, Grant Row, South Dock, Dublin; husband of, Mrs. Rhoda (nee Riley) Graham, of 8. Simpson Place, Mexborough, Lincolnshire; father of Matthew Thomas (born 20/8/1914) and John William (born 24/2/1916; brother of Mr. Peter. Graham, of 7, Exchange St., Hunslet, Leeds.

  62. Herbert Maddick

    Herbert Maddick

    28 October 1915

    Captain Herbert Maddick of the 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers died of typhoid contracted at the Dardanelles today at age 38. 

    He joined the Welsh Fusiliers in 1898 and served in the Boer War. He was awarded the South African War Medal with clasps (Cape Colony, Tugela Heights and the Relief of Ladysmith). In 1903 he became A.D.C. to Sir Augustus Hemming, Governor of Jamaica, and was later on gazetted to the 14th Hussars and served in India. He took part in the actions at Le Cateau, Mons, Marne and Aisne. He was invalided home in October 1914, and in July 1914 was appointed Deputy Assistant Quartermaster-General to the British Mediterranean Force.

  63. Joseph Johnston

    Joseph Johnston

    26 October 1915

    Private Jospeh Johnston of the 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers died of wounds sustained in Gallipoli at a hospital at Egypt. He was 32 years old. 

    Private Johnston had approximately six months service at the time of his death. 

    He was from Ballywillan, Portrush, Co. Antrim and was the son of Mrs Mary Jane Johnston of 2 Lower Kerr St., Portrush, Co. Antrim. 

  64. William McSweeney

    William McSweeney

    23 October 1915

    Private William McSweeney of  the C Company, 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers died of wounds sustained in Gallipoli at sea today on board the Hospital Ship Devanha. He was 23 years old. 

    He enlisted in Dublin in July 1912, so had just over three years service at the time of his death. 

    He was born in Dublin and was the son of Anna McSweeney and the late Edward McSweeney of 7 Summer Hill, Dublin. 

  65. Thomas McCarthy

    Thomas McCarthy

    21 October 1915

    Private Thomas McCarthy of the 27th Battalion Australian Infantry, AIF died of accidental wounds at the 16th Casualty Clearance Station Anzac today at age 28. 

    He was born in Dublin but enlisted in Keswick, South Australia in April 1915.

    He was the son of Thomas and Mary McCarthy of 20 Francis St. Drogheda, Co Louth. 


     

  66. Owen Frederick Goodbody

    Owen Frederick Goodbody

    20 October 1915

    Lieutenant Owen Frederick Goodbody of the 72nd Field Company Royal Engineers died today of enteric, contracted at Gallipoli at a hospital in Alexandria, Egypt. He was 24 years old. 

    He was from Pembroke House, Blackrock Co Dublin and was the son of Jonathan and Ellen P. Goodbody, of Pembroke House, Blackrock, Dublin.

  67. John Howard

    John Howard

    19 October 1915

    Private John Howard of 1st Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers was killed in action today at the age of 21. 

    He enlisted in August 1914. 

    He was born in Ennistymon, Co Clare and was the son of John and Mary Howard of Ennistymon Road, Miltown Malbay, Co Clare. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  68. Thomas Hanna

    Thomas Hanna

    17 October 1915

    Private Thomas Hanna of the 19th Battalion, 5th Bde. Australian Infantry, AIF was killed in action today at Gallipoli at age 21. 

    He was born in Belfast, Co Antrim and enlisted in Liverpool in February 1915.

    He was the son of the late William and Minnie Hanna of 16 Howe Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim and brother of David Hanna, Craigmore, Lurgan, Co. Armagh.  

  69. Donald MacCullough

    Donald MacCullough

    16 October 1915

    Corporal Donald MacCullough of the 6th Bn. Royal Irish Rifles died today at age 20. 

    He enlisted in 3rd Bn. Royal Irish Rifles, transferred to the 1st Bn. Royal Irish Rifles for service in France where he was wounded, he was invalided home and subsequently posted to 6 Bn. Royal Irish Fusiliers for service at Gallipoli. He had thirteen months service at the time of his death.

    He was from Dundalk, Co Louth and was the eldest son of Patrick and Jane MacCullough of The Crescent, Dundalk, Co Louth 

  70. Michael Murphy

    Michael Murphy

    15 October 1915

    Gunner Michael Murphy of the 10th Heavy Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery died of dysentery contracted at Gallipoli today at age 29. 

    He was born in Kinsale, Co Cork and was the son of Maurice and Mary of Kinsale, Co Cork. He had two years service at the time of his death. 

  71. Philip Eckett

    Philip Eckett

    14 October 1915

    Private Philip Eckett of the 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers died of wounds sustained in Gallipoli today at age 27. 

    He was from Ireland but enlisted in London in 1902 as a boy soldier, he had 13 and a half years service at the time of his death. 

  72. Andrew Wilson

    Andrew Wilson

    12 October 1915

    Private Andrew Wilson of the D Company of the 28th Battalion of the 7th Brigade AIF died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli on board the Hospital Ship Formosa. He was 27 years old. 

    He was born in Co Antrim but emigrated to Australia at age 24. He was the son of Robert and Elizabeth Wilson of Munie, Glenarm, Co. Antrim 

  73. James Graves Ellis

    James Graves Ellis

    11 October 1915

    Second Lieutenant James Graves Ellis of the Royal Engineers was killed today in Gallipoli at age 28. 

    He was from Co. Dublin and the son of William Edward Ellis LL.D., LL.B., and Edith Annie Graves Ellis, of  Dublin. He was the husband of Florence Kathleen Kennedy Ellis, of 4, Rugby Terrace, Rugby Road, Belfast. He was educated at The High School Dublin and Andrew's College, St Stephen's Green, Dublin and then Trinity College. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

    For more information on Ellis and other past pupils of The High School who fought and died in the First World War visit: http://www.hsdwarstories.com/

  74. John Connell

    John Connell

    10 October 1915

    Gunner John Connell of the 10th Heavy Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery died of dysentry today in Mudros, having contracted it while fighting in Gallipoli. He was 29 years old. 

    He was from Carrigtwohill, Co Cork and the son of David and Ellen Connell. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  75. Thomas Callender Campbell

    Thomas Callender Campbell

    08 October 1915

    Lieutenant Thomas Callender Campbell of the 86th Field Company Royal Engineers dieds of wounds sustained at Gallipoli today at age 27. 

    He was born in India and was the eldest son of the late William Howard Campbell and Mrs. Campbell, of 20, Wellington Park, Belfast; husband of Georgia S. Campbell (nee McGuigan), of 6, The Mount, Mountpottinger, Belfast. He was educated at, Foyle College, Londonderry and Queen’s College, Galway.

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  76. John Murphy

    John Murphy

    07 October 1915

    Private John Murphy of the A Company 25th Battalion, 7th Brigade of the AIF was killed in action today at Gallipoli at age 29. 

    He was born in Kerry but enlisted in Brisbane, Queensland in February 1915. He was the son of John and Julia Murphy, of 6, Keane's Lane, Boherbie, Tralee, Co. Kerry. 

  77. Patrick McLoughlin

    Patrick McLoughlin

    06 October 1915

    Private Patrick McLoughlin of the 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers was killed in action today at Gallipoli. 

    He was born in Malin, Co Donegal and enlisted in Glasgow. He had six months service at the time of his death. 

  78. Ambrose Langley Hunt

    Ambrose Langley Hunt

    05 October 1915

    Captain (Master) Ambrose Langley Hunt of the SS Burrsfield Mercantile Marine was killed in action today at Gallipoli at age 46. 

    He was born in Dungarvan, Co Waterford and was the younger son of Ambrose Hunt, M.D. and Elizabeth Dorathea Hunt (nee Purdy), of Dungarvan, Co. Waterford; husband of Catherine Martha Hunt, of 6, Pump Court, Temple, London, late of Old Hill House, Westerham, Kent. 

  79. William Ernest Prewitt Pearce

    William Ernest Prewitt Pearce

    04 October 1915

    Corporal William Ernest Prewitt Pearce of the 2nd Battalion Hampshire Regiment was killed in action today at Gallipoli at age 19. 

    He was from Crinkle, Birr, Co. Offaly and enlisted in Southampton in 1910. He was the eldest son of Lucy Mary Pearce, of 16, Foundry Lane, Millbrook, Southampton, and the late Ernest George Pearce (C.Q.M.S., Hampshire Regt.).

  80. William Cooke

    William Cooke

    03 October 1915

    Sergeant William Cooke of the 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers was killed in action at age 30. 

    He was born in Killcullen, Co Kildare and was the son of William and Anne Cooke, Sunny Hill, Kilcullen, County Kildare.

  81. Thomas Lambert

    Thomas Lambert

    02 October 1915

    Private Thomas Lambert of the 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers was killed in action today at Gallipoli at age 23. 

    He was born in Milltown, Co Dublin and enlisted in April 1913. He was stepson of Mary Lambert, of Old Bridge House, Milltown, Co. Dublin. 

  82. Andrew McCartney

    Andrew McCartney

    30 September 1915

    Private Andrew McCartney of the 8th Battalion Welsh Regiment died today at Gallipoli at age 50. 

    He was from Ballymena, Co Antrim and the son of Robert McCartney of Portglenone; husband of Maggie Ross McCartney. 

  83. Wesley Johnson Crozier

    Wesley Johnson Crozier

    29 September 1915

    Lance Corporal Wesley Johnson Crozier of the 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) was killed in action today at Gallipoli at age 27. 

    He was born in Banbridge, Co Down but resided in London. He was son of Thomas Alexander Crozier and Marian Crozier, of 45, Glebe Rd., Barnes, London. 

  84. Michael O’Neill

    Michael O’Neill

    28 September 1915

    Private Michael O'Neill of the 1st Garrison Battalion Royal Irish Regiment died today at age 48. 

    Son of John O’Neill and the late Mary O’Neill, of Darfield, Barnsley, Yorkshire; husband of *Mary O'Neill, of 8, Dixon St., Middlesbrough, Yorkshire.

  85. Michael Joyce

    Michael Joyce

    27 September 1915

    Private Michael Joyce of the 1st Battalion Essex Regiment died today at age 47. 

    He was born in Cork but resided in Canning Town, Essex - where he enlisted. 

  86. Thomas Stevenson

    Thomas Stevenson

    26 September 1915

    Trooper Thomas Stevenson of the 2nd Australian Light Horse died today of acute dysentry contracted in Gallipoli at the 15th General Hospital in Alexandria, Egypt. He was 28 years old. 

    Stevenson was born in Killyclooney, Burndannett, Strabane, Co. Tyrone but enlisted in Brisbane, Queensland, having emigrated to Australia at age 24. 

    He was the son of John James and Jane Stevenson, Killyclooney, Burndannett, Strabane, Co. Tyrone.

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  87. Thomas Samuel Cuthbert Black

    Thomas Samuel Cuthbert Black

    25 September 1915

    Lance Sergeant Thomas Samuel Cuthbert Black of the 7th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli at age 23. 

    He was born in Umtata, Cape Colony, South Africa but resided in Ballylack, Co Monaghan. He was the eldest son of William and Sarah Black J.P. of Ballylack, Co. Monaghan. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  88. James Murphy

    James Murphy

    24 September 1915

    Private James Murphy of the 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers was killed in action today at Gallipoli. 

    He was born in Callan, Co Kilkenny. 

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission 

  89. John McLaughlin

    John McLaughlin

    22 September 1915

    Private John McLaughlin of the 6th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli while on board the hospital shop Dunlace Castle. 

    He was the son of James and Sarah McLaughlin, of 139, Leeson St., Grosvenor Rd., West Belfast. 

  90. Patrick Glennon

    Patrick Glennon

    21 September 1915

    Private Patrick Glennon of the 6th Battalion Leinster Regiment died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli today at age 29. He enlisted in October 1914. 

    He was born in Mullingar and enlisted in Dublin. He was the son of Peter and Jane (nee Gallagher) Glennon, of "The Downs," Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. 

  91. James Kelly

    James Kelly

    20 September 1915

    Corporal James Kelly of 7th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers died today at Gallipoli at age 18. 

    He was a pupil in High School from 1911 to 1912 and at just 18 years old he was the youngest past pupil to die in the Great War. When he was attending High School, he was living at 5 in Almeida Avenue, Usher's Quay, Dublin, (Census 1911), with his mother Edith and young brother, Wilfred Gregory, aged two.

    To find out more about James Kelly and other past pupils of the High School who died in the Great War visit: http://www.hsdwarstories.com

  92. Michael Gallagher

    Michael Gallagher

    19 September 1915

    Private Michael Gallagher of the 1st Battalion Border Regiment died at sea today at age 33. 

    He was born in Swinford, Co. Mayo and enlisted in Blackburn, Lancashire. He was the son of Michael and Mary Gallagher, of Cullaun, Swinford, Co. Mayo.

  93. Joseph Hogan

    Joseph Hogan

    18 September 1915

    Private Joseph Hogan of the 5th Battalion Royal Irish Regiment was died today of wounds sustained in Gallipoli at age 24. 

    He was born in Killen, Co. Tipperary and enlisted in Naas, Co Kildare in April 1915. He was the son of Thomas and Mary Hogan of Killimore, Co Galway. 

  94. Anthony Corley

    Anthony Corley

    17 September 1915

    Captain Anthony Purden Hegarty Corley of the 11th Battalion Australian Infantry, AIF was killed in action today at Gallipoli at age 38. 

    He was born in Dublin but was commission in Perth. He was the eldest son of Eleanor Corley and the late Anthony H. Corley, Dublin; Husband of Phyllis Annie Corley; father of Sheila Mary and Brian House Corley.

  95. James Walsh

    James Walsh

    16 September 1915

    Private James Walsh of the 5th Battalion Royal Irish Regiment was killed in action today at Gallipoli at age 42. 

    He was born in St. Anne's, Cork and was the husband of Julie Walsh of 1 Fitzgibbon's Row, St Mary's Road, Cork. 

    Private Walsh served with the Royal Munster Fusiliers during the South African War. His surviving Military records show him as enlisting in the 6th Bn. Royal Munster Fusiliers on 16/8/1914 (Regt. No. 118); he was transferred to 5th Bn. Royal Irish Regiment on 15/1/1915.

  96. Robert Burnside

    Robert Burnside

    15 September 1915

    Private Robert Burnside of the 5th Connaught Rangers died of wounds sustained in Gallipoli today in Southhampton. He was 34 years old. 

    He was born in St John's, Sligo and enlisted in Boyle, Co Roscommon in 1915. He was the son of Andrew and Ann Jane Burnside of Holborn St., Sligo; husband of Margaret Jane Burnside (*nee Derrig), of Holborn St., Sligo.

  97. Stewart Hughes

    Stewart Hughes

    14 September 1915

    Private Stewart Hughes of the 1st/ 5th Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders died today at Gibraltar of enteric fever, contracted while at Gallipoli. He was 23 years old.

    He resided at Londonderry but enlisted in Glasgow. He was the son of Stewart Hughes of 25 Barry Street, Londonderry and the late Sarah Hughes. 

  98. Charles Frederick Ball

    Charles Frederick Ball

    13 September 1915

    Private Charles Frederick Ball of the 7th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers was killed in action today at Gallipoli at age 36. He had almost 10 months service at the time of his death. 

    He resided in Dublin and was the son of the late Mary and Alfred Ball of Loughborough, Leicestershire and husband of Alice A. Ball, (nee Lane) of 15, Percy Place, Dublin.

  99. James Unsworth

    James Unsworth

    12 September 1915

    Private James Unsworth of the 5th Battalion Connaught Rangers died of wounds sustained at Gallipoli today at age 18. 

    He was the son of Joseph and Mary Jane Unsworth, of 82, Fairclough St., Burton Wood, Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire.

  100. Stephen Cooley

    Stephen Cooley

    11 September 1915

    Private Stephen Cooley of the 6th Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers was killed in action today in Gallipoli at age 44. 

    He was born in Templemore, Co. Tipperary and resided in Canning Town, Essex. He enlisted in the Royal Irish Rifles in 1885 at age 14, after 12 years he was discharged but re-enlisted in 1914. 

    He was the husband of Florence Cooley of 92 Brunswick Street, Poplar, London. 

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