County Meath Roll of Honour

With the names, regiments and other interesting particulars of the men from Meath who joined the army to date.

Also statistics of population, and record of the work done in Meath in connection with the war

Specially compiled by A.J. Horneck

Journalist Navan

The Leisnter Leader Ltd, Naas.

Published about March 1916.

In the following pages we have pleasure in placing before the Public a record of the names of the men of Meath who, at the call of King and Country, have voluntarily laid aside their ordinary avocations to take their place in the ranks of that magnificent Irish Brigade, whose achievements on the Battlefields of Europe, in defence of the Sacred Cause of Liberty, have added renewed lustre to the glorious fighting traditions of the Irish Race, the wide world over.

Ireland, today, is cheerfully doing her share in a struggle in which  the Freedom of Small Nationalities in every part of the world is at stake; and Royal Meath, in common with every other Irish County, has contributed generously to the gallant Irish Regiments now fighting, not only for Freedom and Civilisation, but for the Freedom and Prosperity of the Old Land.

Upwards of 1,400 of the cream of Meath’s manhood have joined that Brigade, and if Meath’s population were in proportion to its vast area, that number would have been ten times greater.  Meath possesses the most fertile land in all Ireland; but, alas, her population is comparatively small.  From Royal Tara’s Slopes to the North, and from Dangan’s Hill-top to the South, the rich grass lands of Meath can be surveyed in all their solitude, and with the exception of the few towns and villages and scattered Homesteads, the human element would appear to have been supplanted by the countless herds of cattle roaming at will to fatten on the land which, under economic administration, could be made the home of a happy and thrifty agricultural population.

In no other Irish county has the diminution of population been so great as in Royal Meath; and what a much more valuable asset to the Empire would Meath have been today, when men are so badly needed, if the wholesale clearances in evil days gone by had not so ruthlessly and  with such want of foresight been permitted!

Addressing a County Demonstration at Kells on Sunday, 5th March, 1916, convened for the purpose of bringing back the People to the Land, Mr. P. White M.P., for North Meath, in the course of his able address, said: “They lived in a time of unprecedented excitement, war – almost world war – raging about them.  That war had brought lessons to many nations, and it had taught their rulers, that notwithstanding their statesmanship of the last half century, it was now impressed upon them that a nation’s most valuable asset was men.  The measure of the strength of the nations now at war was not the measure of wealth but the number of men that could be sent to fight for their native land. If they retraced their steps they were faced, particularly in the history of this county, with one of the saddest and most deplorable spectacles that could be brought to mankind, the desolation of their land, and the extermination of their race.  In 1841 in Meath there were 180,000 souls.  Sixty-five thousand had passed away, so that they had now only 10,000 men between the ages of 30 and 40 years in Meath.  Was not that a deplorable state of affairs?  Meath – which might not alone have a population to defend the shores, but a population which would be a vast source of strength to the empire in which they were shortly to take their place as a separate and Independent Entity.  There was nothing sadder in the history of any country than the depopulation of Meath.  Sixty-eight thousand people had left their shores to go to foreign lands to seek a home.  They were forced to go because their means of livelihood was denied to them at home. In sixty years, of the number of houses in County Meath, seventeen thousand happy homes have passed away.  The homesteads where many a man vowed to bring up his family in decency and comfort, the homesteads where many a man had pledged his troth to the maiden he brought to the altar to keep her and their family in comfort.  But that was denied them.  Their movement now was to undo the evil past, to stay the tide of emigration, increasing hour by hour, of men and women in the bloom of life, and in the course of time they might hope to have their own population back on the land again (applause).  It would mean comfort for those on the land and prosperity for those in the towns, their country better, richer and stronger in power, and in the produce of humanity and in wealth and education (applause).”

According to the last Census, the total Male population of Meath was 33,934, comprised within the 21 Electoral Divisions of the County, viz.:-Ardbraccan, 1776; Athboy, 1,374; Ballyboggan, 1,685;  Bective, 1,660; Crossakiel, 1,130;  Donaghpatrick, 1,665; Drumcondra, 1,664; Duleek, 1,621; Dunboyne, 1,679; Dunshaughlin, 1,791; Enfield, 1,477; Kells, 1,713; Kildalkey, 1,286; Moynalty, 1,709; Navan, 1,897; Nobber, 1,650; Oldcastle, 1,741; Slane, 1,486; Stamullen, 1,549; Tara, 1,815 and Trim, 1,566.

Of the total Male population of the County Meath in 1911, there were 2,800 men between 15 and 20 years of age; 2,640 between 25 and 30; and 2,556 between 30 and 35, which would give  a total population of 10,775 of men of military age.  But, the population of Meath has been steadily decreasing.  Between 1901 and 1911 the population decreased by 2,406 of 3.6%, and at the commencement of the war the total male population of the County between the ages of 19 and 40 did not exceed 9,000.  From this number must be eliminated a percentage of men who, for various reasons, are ineligible for military service, and from the balance remaining, Meath has, as stated, sent over 1,400 men into the Army.

Of the Three principal Towns in the County, the total male population in 1911 was as follows: – Navan, 1,897; Kells, 1,215; Trim 732.  The total number of men of military age in 1915 was only 1, 314, viz.: Navan, 693; Kells, 413; and Trim, 208.

These three principal centres of population have between them contributed 800 men, or roughly 60 per cent.  Twenty-one former employees of the Navan Urban Council, to give but one example, have joined the Army.  

 Of the contingent of men recruited from Meath, many have made the supreme sacrifice in defence of the Sacred Cause of Freedom for which the Empire unsheathed the sword.

Many, very many, have been disabled for life, and many families in Meath have had the horrors of this Titanic War brought home to them by the loss of some beloved member.  In placing on record the names of the Brave Men of Meath who have so unselfishly answered the Nation’s Call, we feel that we shall to some extent be instrumental in alleviating the anguish in many a humble home; and further, in compiling these lists, we realise we are only paying a worthy tribute to the men who have so nobly taken upon themselves the national duty of upholding the traditional bravery of the Irish race, and of vindicating the honour of their country.

The Student of Irish History has read of the atrocities of two regiments of foreign troops which landed in Ireland in the year of the great rebellion.  These were the Hessians, German mercenaries from Hesse Darmstadt and Hesse Cassel.  In John Mitchell’s account of the Wexford Insurrection of 1798 we read: – “The Dragoons of General Ferdinand Hompesch were permitted to indulge in such ferocity and brutal lust to the sex – the treatment of women by these Hessians was truly horrible.”   “It is a singular fact,” says Sir Jonah Barrington, “that in all the ferocity of the conflict, the storming of Towns and Villages, women were uniformly respected by the Insurgents.  But the foreign troops in our service (Hompesch’s) not only brutally ill-treated, but occasionally shot Gentlewomen.  A very respectable married woman in Enniscorthy (Mrs Stringer, wife of an Attorney), was wantonly shot at her own window by a German in cold Blood.  The rebels (though her husband was a royalist) a short time after took some of those foreign soldiers prisoners, and piked them all, as they told them – “Just to teach them how to shoot ladies.”  We quote this passage from the History of the past in order to bring home to our readers the fact that the German soldier of today, notwithstanding all their Nation’s boasted refinements, are still as brutal – nay , more so – as they were in 1798.  We know the treatment meted out to the Belgian people, irrespective of sex, age or calling.  These are the men our soldiers have been bravely facing for the past 2 years, and we know the fate of our soldiers who have unfortunately fallen into their hands – stripped of their clothing, starved, and unarmed, wounded men mercilessly butchered in cold blood.  We can well picture the fate of our people if an army of these inhuman soldiers unfortunately succeeded in placing foot on the fair plains of Meath!  Thank God, the possibility of such a contingency is a remote one.  But, the men of Meath now at the Front imperatively need our continued support.  There is still a substantial reserve of young men in the County to whom their kinsmen are calling for assistance.  The towns of Meath have done well.  The labouring classes have responded nobly.  We would like to see an equal response from the agricultural districts.

No public trust becomes the man who treads

With scornful steps in honour’s sacred path,

And stands at bold defiance with his duty.


But, if Meath has not been enabled to contribute largely in men, the County has helped the Allied Cause in many other ways ­­­– in providing comforts for the men who have endured the hardships of Trench Warfare, in helping the Red Cross work, and lastly, in succouring the numerous Refugees of that gallant little Nation which, in happier times, did so much for the exiled sons of Ireland.

A sum of £1,000 was raised by the people of Meath for the purchase of a Red Cross Motor Ambulance, fully equipped with the necessary surgical and medical requisites.

The men serving in the Trenches were not forgotten by their kinsmen at home. On Wednesday, 8th December 1915, a meeting representative of all classes in the county was held in the Navan C.Y.M.S. hall for the purpose of constituting a County Committee and a county Fund to provide comforts for the Leinsters. Colonel Sir N.T. Everard, Bart, H.M.L. presided. As a result the sum of over £250 was subscribed. Special local dramatic performances were held in various parts of Meath, and substantial sums realised for providing comforts for the local men serving at the Front.

Splendid exhibitions of private generosity towards the unfortunate Belgian Refugees were displayed by many of the leading families and others in placing homes, food and means of employment at the disposal of these destitute people, notably The Right Hon. Lord Langford, Mrs. Cullinane, R.D.C., Carrollstown House, Trim; Mr. And Mrs. A McCann, Teltown, and others. The Dunshaughlin Workhouse Buildings were given over to an entire colony, and the local Guardians left nothing undone to make the inmates perfectly happy and reconciled to their temporary surroundings.


At the opening of the monthly meeting of the Meath County Committee of Agriculture and Technical Instruction at Navan on Monday, Col. Sir N. T. Everard, Bart, H.M.L., presiding, Mr. P.J. Kennedy, on behalf of the committee, said he desired to express the pleasure which they all felt at seeing the Chairman back safe and sound and they desired further to express their appreciation of the attention which was paid him by the highest authorities. They recognised that as a compliment to their county, Sir Nugent being the Lord Lieutenant of the County Meath and any attention paid to him was attention paid to the county at large.

He moved: -“That this Committee desire to place on record the pleasure we feel at meeting our chairman, Sir Nugent being the Lord Lieutenant of the county Meath, and any attention paid to him at the Headquarters of the Expeditionary Force.”

Mr. W. O’Neill, J.P., seconded the motion, which was passed nem. con.

The chairman said he felt much obliged for Mr. Kennedy’s remarks on behalf of the committee and he could only say that his visit to the Front was most instructive. He had great pleasure in meeting there a battalion of the Leinster Regiment, which had seen some hard fighting and the regiment was extremely pleased to see some Irishman fresh from home to tell them about their wives and families; and it cheered them so much to hear they were being well looked after and that those at home appreciated the gallant conduct of the regiment at the front. It was, of course, very sad to hear of the casualties that had taken place, though they would recollect the regiment was sent up to retake trenches out of which British troops had been driven by the brutal method of pouring liquid fire on them. Well, they took these trenches, although they were shelled from three sides. He suggested to the Officer in command that he supposed they were not able to hold them. He replied: – “ We did and we are holding them still.” Well, he believed that was a matter of history now and the public knew it and he need hardly say that it made him, as he was sure it would make everyone present in that room feel very proud that these trenches were being held by an Irish regiment and especially a Leinster regiment.

It was very hard to give in a few words one’s impressions, but what struck him particularly was that the men were in good health and were being well looked after and that the Generals took a particular interest in their men, in their comfort and in their safety. One further matter he might mention and that was the terrible devastation, which he saw out there. He could not conceive it possible that a town such as Ypres, which contained 17,000 inhabitants, should be absolutely wiped out. Drogheda contained about 14,000 people. Imagine a town like Drogheda without a single building standing without a roof on.  There was one. it was being used as a hospital and while he was in it, it was being shelled. That gave them an idea of what the German is. He seems to have made a special mark of churches and hospitals, and it was a painful sight to see these sacred edifices reduced to heaps of ruins. That was the case in every town that had been visited by the Germans or had been shelled by them from a distance.”


It may be interesting to remark that the Leinsters, at the Battle of the Aisne, faced the enemy for the first time. They came into line on September 16, 1914, with the 6th Division. The Old 100-Foot was first recruited in Canada and was known as the Royal Canadian Regiment. The 5th Battalion is the County Meath Regiment, and Mullingar is now the Headquarters. The Old Headquarters of the “Royal Meath’s” was Navan. The annual training was at Stackallen. The Headquarters were subsequently transferred to Drogheda and the Battalion trained annually at Mosney. Lieut- Col. Farrell, now in command, succeeded Col. Sir N. T. Everard a few years ago.


THE county Meath Royal Irish Constabulary Force contributed to the Army 23 men and one officer. Several of these men have been wounded and the majority quickly won promotion. The Kilmessan Corps of Irish National Volunteers numbering 50, sent 26 men to the Front, 3 of whom have been wounded.

The Boardsmill Corps of Irish national Volunteers numbering some 35 men of all ages, sent 12 men to the colours, one of whom was killed at the Battle of Loos; two wounded and one discharged owing to wounds.

Dunboyne Irish National Volunteer Corps, Drumconrath Irish National Volunteer Corp and Johnstown Irish National Volunteer Corps sent half of their effective strength to the army.


THE FOLLOWING TAKEN FROM THE LAST census, shows the total population of the various Meath Villages: – Ashbourne, 71; Athboy 270; Ballivor, 42; Clonee, 64; Crossakiel, 50; Dunboyne, 161; Enfield, 100; Dunshaughlin, 158; Kilmessan, 33; Nobber, 55; Longwood, 95; Oldcastle, 342; Slane, 133; Rathmolyon, 90; Summerhill, 64; Ratoath, 118.

The collection of the lists of soldiers included in this Book has been attained only after considerable trouble and inquiry and every care has been exercised to ensure the accuracy of the Returns.

The lists are comprised under the headings of the 34 Police stations in the County and the index will give the reader the necessary information dealing with any particular village or district in the county.

In conclusion, we desire express our kind acknowledgments to the Constabulary Authorities who so cheerfully lent us their invaluable assistance.

Nine Boys, educated in Trim school, have been killed in the war; several were wounded and one is a prisoner of War in Germany.


By John P.Timmon, Navan.

Hurrah! Hurrah for the glorious day of victory at last,

When the war is won and the beaten Hun, lies stricken and aghast,

Like the earthquakes crash, the Irish dash, when the final charge is made.

Will rush his ranks o’er Rhine’s steep banks before the New Brigade.

Then home they’ll come with the pipes and drum, to their native land once more;

O’er the briny deep, their transports sweep, to the dear old Emerald Shore,

Where a greeting great, doth them await, who Ireland’s fame have made,

As the cradle of heroes, who won or died, as became the New Brigade.

From end to end of Ireland, the surging thousands throng,

In wild delight to see the sight they’d yearned for long and long.

An Irish arc, in the Phoenix Park, like a rainbow will be made-

The God-sent sign of peace divine – by the men of the New Brigade.

And loud the roar of that host shall soar, to the gates of Heaven above;

And those who died and fate defied, to save the land of love,

Will look from the windows of God’s own House and pray as the saints have prayed,

That Orange and Green may blent be seen as they are in the New Brigade?

Do you wish to share in that pageant there- in that hour of Ireland’s pride?

In that honour to those who have fought and won – in that tribute to those who died?

Will you be one of those Irishmen, whose fame shall never fade –?

Ireland’s sons, who hammered the Huns – the boys of the New Brigade?

Your places then take for Ireland’s sake, for the sake of your colleen fair;

For the sake of the parents and sisters you love, go join and nobly dare,

To save your land from the foul mailed hand, which has crushed where e’er it swayed;

Brave men and true, there’s work for you in the ranks of the New Brigade.


“The Leinster Leader,” 25th March 1916, says: –

The “County Meath Roll of Honour” is the title of a carefully compiled record of the prominent part, which the men of Meath are playing in the present great European conflict, prepared by Mr. A. J. Horneck, Journalist, Navan, who has a life-long and intimate acquaintance with the people of County Meath. That he has succeeded well, the book itself proves. It contains the names, regiments and other interesting particulars of the county Meath men who have joined the army to date; statistics of the population and a record of the work done in the county in connection with the war. The book is well and clearly printed and neatly bound and will be on sale shortly at the extremely low price of 6d. per copy. It is a volume, which should be found in every Irish home, especial those within the confines of Royal Meath, the gallantry of whose sons are recorded therein for the glory and edification of future generations of Irishmen. We strongly recommend the book to the notice of our readers.

The “ Irish Times,” 3rd April 1916 says: –

Meath soldiers. – Mr.Horneck, a Navan Journalist, has compiled a County Meath Roll of Honour, in the hope of furthering recruiting in that part, and of creating greater interest in our soldiers at the front. Mrs. Horneck has done his work well. On his Roll of Honour are the soldiers’ names, their regiments and other interesting particulars of the Meath men who have joined the Army, as well as statistics of the population and a record of the work done in the County in connection with the war. The publishers are “The Leinster Leader,” Led. Naas.

The “ Freeman’s Journal,” 1st April 1916, says: –

Meath’s response to the call to the colours deserves the tribute paid to it in a “ Roll of Honour” carefully compiled by Mr. A. J. Horneck, a Meath Journalist. At the beginning of the war the total male population of the county between the ages of 19 and 40 did not exceed 9,000, from which must be deducted a percentage of men who for various reasons are ineligible for military service and from the balance remaining Meath has sent over 1,400 men into the army. While the bullocks and sheep have fattened and multiplied in the county, the human population has dwindled away. In no other county has the diminution been swifter or greater;  and Mr. Horneck reiterates a truth which the war has brought home to all when he speculates as to the much greater help Ireland could give to the Empire in the hour of her need if the land had not been cleared of the people in the bad  old days. But Meath’s contribution of menis most creditable, and as Mr.Horneck shows the County has helped the allied cause in may other ways – in providing comforts for the men at the front, in helping Red cross work and in succouring Belgian refugees. The book (which is sold at 6d). contains the names, regiments and other particulars of the men from Meath who joined the army.


Thomas Lynch – Irish Guards, Wounded.

Patrick Lynch – 5th Leinsters, Wounded.

Joseph Clare – Royal Engineers.

James Crummy – Dublin Fusiliers.

James Clarke – 5th Leinsters.

Patrick Holland – Royal Garrison Artillary.

Thomas Bellew – Royal Engineers.

James Farrelly – 5th Dublin Fusiliers, Wounded.

James Fox – Irish Guards.

John Watson – 8th Battalion Dublin Fusiliers.

John Piggott – Army Service Corps.

Bernard Conlon – Irish Guards.

Hugh Reilly – Irish Guards.

Philip Gaffney – 5th Leinsters.

Coleman Lynch – 5th Leinsters.

Walter Munn – 5th Leinsters.

Terence Tully – 5th Leinsters.

Michael Seery – 5th Leinsters.

James Englishby – Irish Guards.

James Fitzgibbons – Irish Guards.

James Smith – 5th Leinsters.

Bernard Moore – Irish Guards.

-Cassidy (Pluckstown) – Irish Guards, Joined In April, 1915.

Thomas Martin – Irish Guards.

John Fitzgerald – Army Service Corps.

James Maguire – Leinsters.

Henry Burke – 5th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

John Rourke – Irish Guards.

Christopher Sheridan – 5th Leinsters.

Joseph Colville – Irish Guards.

Owen McGlorey – 5th Leinsters.

Michael Hughes – 5th Leinsters.

James McNamee – 5th Leinsters.

James Reilly – 5th Leinsters.

Edward Reilly – 5th Leinsters.

Edward Reilly – 5th Leinsters.

Stephen Maguire – 5th Leinsters.

Victor Parr – 16th Division Kitchener’s Army, Joined as an Officer.

John Parr – 16th Division Kitchener’s Army, Joined as an Officer.

Purdon, Lieut. (Tullaghard) – Rifle Brigade, Wounded.

James Jones – 5th Leinsters, Joined as an Officer.

Felix Jones – 5th Leinsters, Joined as an Officer.

John E. Knott – South Irish Horse, Joined as an Officer.

R. H.Walker – South Irish Horse, Joined as an Officer.

J. Coghill – 3rd Battalion Wouth S. Borderers, Joined as an Officer.

C.Wright – 3rd King’s Own, Joined as an Officer.

Ashbourne and district, including ratoath

Michael Walsh – 5th Leinsters.

John Muldoon- Army Service Corps.  (Ratoath)

Christy Fortune (Ratoath) – Royal Irish Fusiliers.

Patrick Brien (Ratoath) – Veterinary Corps.

John Sherry (Ratoath) ) – Veterinary Corps.

Edward Kelly –Got a commission in 5th Leinsters; severely wounded in knee; Motor G.S.

Peter Brennan – Dublin Fusiliers.

Joseph Martin – Connaught Rangers.

John Donohoe – Dublin Fusiliers.

George Moran – Dublin Fusiliers.

Thomas White – Dublin Fusiliers.

Hugh Plunkett – Irish Guards.

John Carr (Ratoath) – Irish Guards.  Killed early in War.

Dr. D.J.Reilly (Ratoath) – R.A.M.C. (Joined for one year, Feb., 1916). Dispensary Dr.

Nolan – (Cabinhill, Ratoath) – Wounded, back at front.

Reilly (Ratoath) – Irish Guards; late of Balreask, Navan

Michael Sherry – Irish Guards, twice wounded, now in France, brother of John Sherry.

Christy Martin – Royal Irish Fusiliers, brother of Joe Martin.

John White – Army Service Corps.

Bernard White – 24th Machine-gun Section


William Farrell – South Irish Horse, serving in France.

Anthony Darby – 3rd Battalion Leinster Regiment, serving in Salonika.


Owen Conlan – Leinster Regiment.

Dan Daly – Leinster Regiment.

John McLoughlin – Leinster Regiment.

Patrick Byrne – Leinster Regiment.

Wm. Hesnan – Irish Guards.

Michael Merrin – Irish Guards.

James Leech – Leinster Regiment.

Michael Gallagher – Royal Field Artillary.

Frank Collins – King Edward’s Horse, wounded, now at home recruiting; now promoted  

2nd Lieutenant in Leinsters.

Joseph Perry – Royal Army Medical Corps

Bernard Stones – Dublin Fusiliers


John Kelly – Royal Munster Fusiliers

– Hodgins – Inniskillings

Edward Kearney – Irish Guards

John McLoughlin – Leinster Regiment

Thomas Rennicks – Inniskillings

Francis Gerrard (Ardbraccan) – Inniskillings: shop assistant, Turner’s, Navan

William Rennicks – Inniskillings

William Rennicks – Inniskillings

William Reilly – Inniskillings

Charles Reilly – Inniskillings

Richard Rennicks – Inniskillings

Joseph Lynch – Leinsters

Patrick Moore – Irish Guards

Chr. Lyons (Ardbraccan) – Dublin Fusiliers

Capt. John Roberts – Leinsters.  In England

Percy Pettigrue, (Ardbraccan) – Joined in Canada, 1st Canadian Contingent, proceeded to

France.  In the heavy German attack north of Ypres in April 1915, Canadians repulsed enemy and suffered heavily.  Pettigrue was reported missing, never heard of since, and now believed to have been killed.


Harry Horan – Leinsters

William Horan – Irish Guards, wounded

James Murray – Irish Guards, wounded

Daniel Lynch – Leinsters

Christopher Lynch – Irish Guards

Paddy Murray – Irish Guards

Michael Callaghan – Leinsters

Sil Callaghan – Leinsters

Bob Callaghan – Royal Field Artillary

Jas. Blake – Not known

Wm. White – Army Service Corps

John Flood – Leinsters

Paddy Bennett – Leinsters

Francis Farrelly – Leinsters

Edward Smith – Royal Field Artillary.  (Formerly in Liverpool Police).


Joseph Farrelly (2nd Lieutenant) – 7th Royal Irish Rifles, wounded in France, now in  

          hospital in England

Joseph Farrelly – Leinsters, wounded in France, now in hospital in England

John Farrelly – Leinsters, in training at Mullingar

Edward Dardis – 4th Battalion Leinsters

Patrick Mcguire – Leinsters, killed in Dardanelles

Terence McGuire – Leinsters, wounded slightly; now serving

Francis Guggerly – Royal Army Medical Corps

James Smyth – 5th Leinsters

Thomas Molloy – not known

Lieut. V. J. Farrell – 2nd Leinsters shot in mouth in France

Col. E. F. Farrell – 5th Leinsters


Joseph Murray – Royal Field Artillary

James Murray – Royal Field Artillary

John Simons – Leinster Regiment

Frank Manning – Leinster Regiment, killed.

Thomas Halpin – Royal Field Artillary

James Clancy – Leinster Regiment

Thomas Garaghan – Dublin Fusiliers

James Smith – Leinster Regiment

Drumcondra District

Bernard Curtis – Royal Dublin Fusiliers, missing.

Hugh Dunne – Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Terence Carolan – Irish Guards, wounded

John Carolan – Royal Irish Fusiliers, wounded

Owen Farrelly – Dublin Fusiliers

Laurence Duffy – Royal Irish Rifles

Matthew Walters – Royal Garrison Artillery

Henry Reed – 5th Leinsters

Philip Smith – 5th Leinsters

Thomas Carbully – 5th Leinsters

Patrick Smith – 5th Leinsters

James Myles – 5th Leinsters

John Fitzpatrick – Royal Irish Rifles

Peter Fitzpatrick – Royal Irish Rifles

Nicholas Fitzpatrick – Irish Guards, wounded

Edward Culliton – Royal Dublin Fusiliers.  Joined at Newcastle-on-Tyne

Richard Cassidy – Royal Dublin Fusiliers.  Joined in Scotland

Peter Saul – Irish Guards, wounded.  (Joined from R.I.C. in Wicklow; is a native of



Major the Hon. Alfred Stourton – Border Regiment; rejoined his regiment on outbreak of     war

Capt. Louis Beresford Gubbins – Naval Reserve; rejoined his regiment on the outbreak   

of war

Capt. Wm. L.C. Moore-Brabazon – Royal Irish Fusiliers, rejoined his regiment on the outbreak of war

Lieut. Kenneth R. Mathieson – Irish Guards, killed at Ypres November,1914; rejoined his regiment on the outbreak of war

Lieut. Sheridan – Leinsters; Macetown.

Lieut. George Holmes – Field Artillary; obtained Commission since commencement of war

James Fay – Leinsters, wounded at Mons, killed subsequently; reservist, joined on mobilisation

Peter Kennedy – Leinsters, prisoner of war, Mons

Wm Cluskey – Sergeant Royal Engineers; late of Curraghtown, Brownstown

– Regan – Irish Guards (formerly in R.I.C.); Brownstown

Battery-Sergt.-Major Fairclough (Kentstown) – 7th Mountain Battery from India; twice refused commission

Francis J. Fairclough – Army Veterinary Corps, transferred from Hussars

James Sheridan, Tara; at Munition Work, Woolwich

John  Sheridan, Tara; Invalided home

Nicholas Devine, Tara; Invalided home

James Hanley – Leinsters

James McGuire (Fairlands) – Royal Irish Fusiliers

John Deignan – Irish Guards

James Swan (Walterstown) – Dublin Fusiliers

Thos. White – Dublin Fusiliers

Pat Rorke – Connaught Rangers

Wm. James (Dowdstown) – Buffs

Charles Gaskin – Garrison Artillary

James Allen (Castletown) – Scottish Rifles

Thomas Dolan – Irish Guards

Patrick McGuinness – Irish Guards, Prisoner of War

Bernard Duffy – Rifle Brigade

John Kelly – Irish Guards

Frank Cruikshank – Army Service Corps

Neville Croome – Dublins

Wm. Wallace – Field Artillary

Claude Cavanagh (Corpl) – Dublin Fusiliers

Pat Clarke – Leinsters

Joseph Murphy – Leinsters

Peter Murphy – Leinsters

Bernard Hughes – Irish Guards, (Died a prisoner in Germany)

Alfred Creswell – Army Service Corps

Loughlin Kelly – Royal Irish Fusiliers

Richard Kavanagh – 11th Hussars; I.N. Volunteer Drill Instructor, Skryne

T.Keogh – Irish Guards

Michael Smyth – Dublin Fusiliers, Killed

Chr. Smyth – Dublin Fusiliers

Joseph Smyth – Dublin Fusiliers

Edward Kelly (Staffordstown) – 13 Cheshire Regiment.  In the Trenches.


Capt. Johnston – 5th Battalion Leinsters; was in South African War, and was promoted from the ranks

Patrick Leonard – 5th Royal Irish Lancers; Irish National Volunteers

Peter Meehan – Irish Guards, killed 12/3/’15; Irish National Volunteers

Michael Murphy – Army Remount Department

James McGovern – Army Remount Department.  Irish National Volunteers

Patrick Bennett – Army Remount Department. 

Patrick Harte –Royal Dublin Fusiliers

James Mooney –Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Christopher Meehan –Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Peter Mooney – Royal Field Artillary; Lieut., Irish National Volunteers

Patrick Boylan  –Royal Dublin Fusiliers; Irish National Volunteers

Joseph Byrne –Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Wm. Connolly – Motor Ambulance Corps

J.J. Connolly –Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Patrick Dunne –Royal Dublin Fusiliers; Irish National Volunteers

James Hobbs –Royal Dublin Fusiliers; Irish National Volunteers

Patrick McKeown –Royal Dublin Fusiliers

James King – Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Thomas Boylan – Army Medical Corps

James Curley – Munitions Department; Irish National Volunteers

P.K. Neill (Priestown) – Irish National Volunteers

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Body Thomas (Clonee) – wounded

John Malone – Royal Field Artillary, reservist

Robert Daly – 2nd Leinsters; died prisoner in Lemberg

John Daly – 2nd Leinsters

Chr. Daly – Royal Field Artillary; time expired; was all through early stages of war unscratched


Hubert Coddington (oldbridge) – Cavalry Regiment.  Killed in action

Capt. A. Coddington (oldbridge) – instructor, South of Ireland

Mathew Andrews – Leinsters

Michael Caragher – Dublin Fusiliers

Christopher Conlon – Royal Field Artillary

James Conlon – East Lancashire

Thomas Conlon – Dublin Fusiliers

Peter Clarke – Royal Field Artillary

Cornelius Clarke – Irish Guards, killed

Michael Crinion – Royal Field Artillary

Richard Connor – Leinsters

Joseph Cudden – 10th Lancers

Walter Combs – Leinsters

James Cambell – Irish Guards, killed

Patrick Cambell – Irish Guards, prisoner of war

Michael Cambell – Royal Horse Artillary

Richard Collier – Leinsters

John Coogan (Oldbridge) – Bombardier, Royal Field Artillary; served in India

Joseph Cunningham – Westminster Dragoons

Christy Cunningham – 4th Dublin Fusiliers Bellewstown

Edward T Boylan (Lieut.) – Royal Horse Artillary

Patrick Black – Leinsters; Bellewstown

George Byrne (Donore) – Irish Guards, killed at Mons

Wm. Bohan – Cheshire

Patrick Bohan – Cheshire, – Royal Army Medical Corps

John Bohan – Royal Army Medical Corps

John Brien – Irish Guards, wounded

John Briscoe – Dublin Fusiliers

James Doggett – Dublin Fusiliers; wounded (foot cut off)

John Donnelly – Irish Guards,wounded

John Farrell (Donore), Sergt. – Irish Guards

Michael Farrell – Irish Guards

Peter Farrell – Royal Field Artillary

John Feddigan – Royal Navy

Joseph Flood – Irish Guards

Bernard Finnegan – Dublin Fusiliers

James Gavin (Donore) – 4th Royal Irish Fusiliers; killed 3rd May, 1915; enlisted January, 1915

James Gelsinan – Dublin Fusiliers, wounded

Major Gernon – R.N., Athcarne Castle; reported wounded

James Gorman – Royal Marines

James Gough – Leinsters, taken prisoner

Mathew Gogarty – Dublin Fusiliers

Mark P. Hatch (Lieut) – Veterinary Corps, wounded (gasses)

Nicholas Hatch (Lieut) – Royal Irish Rifles

Francis Hynes – Leinsters

Michael Hynes – South Irish Horse

Robert Heeney – Dublin Fusiliers

Nicholas Heeney – Dublin Fusiliers

Simon Heeney – Dublin Fusiliers

Richard Heeney – Motor Transport,Servia

James Heeney – South Irish Horse

John Keeley – Dublin Fusiliers

Michael King (oldbridge) – Irish Guards

P. King – Leinsters

Kenny Driver J. – 85th Battery, Royal Field Artillary

John Leonard – Dublin Fusiliers

Thomas Lawlor – Leinsters

James Loughran – Bolies, Duleek, native of  Robinstown; Dublin Fusiliers

Joseph Lynam – 4th Dublin Fusiliers; Bellewstown

Richard S. Langan – Leinsters

Joseph Law (Lieut.) – Cameron Highlanders

Francis Law (Lieut) – Royal Marines; received D.S.O.

Patrick D. Matthews (Lieut) – Connaught Rangers

John S Matthews (Lieut) – South Irish Horse

John Mathews – Royal Field Artillary

Patrick Markey – Munster Fusiliers; wounded and missing

Patrick Murray – Dublin Fusiliers

John McDonnell (Major) – Leinsters

Michael Martin – Irish Guards, wounded

Nicholas McCann – Royal Irish Rifles

Edward McDonnell – Royal Horse Artillary

Patrick McDonnell – Dublin Fusiliers

Peter McCabe – Royal Irish Rifles, wounded

Patrick McGuinness – Irish Guards

Laurence Monaghan – Remount Corps

John McKeon – Leinsters

John Potter – Cheshire

Patrick Potter – Royal Army Medical Corps

D.S. Osbourne (Lieut.) – Hussars

Thomas Reilly – Leinsters; Bellewstown

James Reilly – Leinsters; wounded 3 times

John Rennix – Irish Guards, killed

James Reid – Irish Guards

Luke Reid – Irish Guards

John Shiels – Leinsters

Thomas Sweeney – Irish Guards (Mullaghteeling)

John Sweeney (Mullaghteeling)

James Synnott – Dublin Fusiliers

John Wall (Postman) – Irish Guards

Michael Whearty – Leinsters

Peter Whearty – Leinsters; Lance-Corporal; Bellewstown

Laurence White – Dublin Fusiliers

James Wrath – Irish Guards, (Bellewstown)


Patrick Kennedy  – Irish Guards

Mahon – Dunshaughlin (R), Artillery; now at Port Said

John Doran – 1st Battalion Irish Guards, killed in France on 31/1/’16 mentioned in Despatches

Michael Doran – 1st Battalion Irish Guards

Patrick Foley

Patrick Ryan – Army Remount Corps, serving at present at Havre, France

George Tugwell  – Army Remount Corps, serving at present at Havre, France

John Clusker – Army Remount Corps, serving at present at Havre, France

Matthew Mangan – Army Remount Corps, serving at present at Havre, France

Christopher Castles (Culmullin) – Royal Field Artillery

Albert Tugwell – with the Motor Branch of the Army in France

Dease, Lieut. (Culmullin) – 4th Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers, killed in action at Nimy, 23rd August,1914; was the first Officer to gain the Victoria Cross in the war.

John Dignan (Dunsany) – Irish Guards

George Berney  – Irish Guards

Chr Clynch  – Irish Guards

Michael Matthews – Irish Guards

Joseph Roe – Irish Guards

Hoffman, Walter (Dunsany Castle) – Irish Fusiliers

Major the Earl of Fingall (Killeen) – 7th Leinsters.  Sub-Director of Recruiting

The Hon. Lieut. Fingall – 7th Leinsters; at the front

Lord Dunsany –

Hanley, James (Kilmessan) – (Time Expired) 2nd Jan.,1916; 18 months in trenches; 17 years service

Ireland, Mr.(Dunsany) – South Irish Horse

Flynn (Gansey, Dunsany) – South Irish Horse


Christopher Ledwith  – Royal Irish Rifles, wounded

George Leech – Royal Engineers; was Post Office Clerk; volunteered for Wireless Telegraphy

John Colgan  – Royal Dublin Fusiliers

William Colgan – Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Patrick Furlong – Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Michael Halligan – Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Robert Prole – Royal Army Medical Corps

James McLoughlin – Royal Dublin Fusiliers           

James Keogh – Royal Dublin Fusiliers

James Ferguson –Cadet Corps

James Reilly – Irish Guards, wounded; not an R.I.C. man, has rejoined his Battalion

G.H. Lennon, Esq. (Junior) – getting a commission; not yet allocated to a Regiment

Leo Murphy, Esq. – getting a commission; not yet allocated to a Regiment


Lieutenant J. Pollock – North Irish Horse

Lieutenant B. Phillips – Leinster Regiment.  (formally Wilkinstown I.N.V.)

Patrick Meehan- Royal Dublin Fusiliers

James McCabe – Irish Guards, wounded

Patrick McCann – Irish Guards

Patrick Smyth – Royal Dublin Fusiliers

John Moore – Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Patrick Glacken – Leinster Regiment

James Clarke – Leinster Regiment

John Doner – Leinster Regiment

Bligh, Major – (Died on home service).  Royal Field Artillery.  (Brittas, Nobber).


Viscount Gormanstown – not sure of Regiment

The Hon. Hubert Preston – Royal Irish Regiment, wounded but has recovered

The Hon. Richard Preston – Regiment not known; has been promoted to rank of Major; was living in London when he enlisted

Henry Jameson – Regiment not known

Thomas Moonan – Leinster Regiment

James Nevins – Irish Guards

Laurence Clarke – 3rd Hussars

Patrick Clarke – Royal Field Artillery

Patrick O’Connell – Irish Guards

John Ward – Leinster Regiment

Patrick Morgan – Leinster Regiment

Edward Walshe – Irish Guards, killed in action

Michael Martin – Irish Guards

James Byrne – Leinster Regiment

Charles Smyth – Not known; no account from this man; it is feared he is killed.

George Butler – Not known

John Sweeney – Irish Guards

James McKeon – Irish Guards

Patrick Gough – Leinster Regiment.  This man went through all the South African War, and from accounts heard of him he has done splendid fighting ever since the start of this War, was home recently suffering from pains

Peter Whelan – Irish Guards

Francis Hughes – Irish Guards


Peter McGrane – Royal Irish Regiment

Michael McGrane – Irish Guards; Army Reserve Man

Patrick Reilly – 5th Leinsters

Thomas Oonan – 5th Leinsters

James Cambell – 5th Leinsters

John Whearty – 5th Leinsters

James McGuire – 5th Leinsters

John McCann – Dublin Fusiliers

Joseph McCann – Dublin Fusiliers; missing (believed killed)

Patrick Murphy – Dublin Fusiliers

Bernard McCabe – Army Service Corps

John Smith – Dublin Fusiliers

John Smith – Dublin Fusiliers

Walter O’Donohue – South of Ireland Horse

James Quinn – Royal Garrison Artillery; Army Reserve Man

P. Smith (Colpe) – Irish Guards

Patrick McCann – Garrison Artillery

Peter McCann – Garrison Artillery

Joseph McCann – Garrison Artillery

John McCann – Royal Irish Fusiliers; brothers; all from Colpe

Laurence King (Mornington) – joined the Navy at the outbreak of the War, and was lost on the explosion of H.M.S. Bulwark.


Lieut. The Most Noble The Marquis of Headfort – is on Headquarters Staff of 10th Division; recently in Dardanelles

James Dolan – Royal Irish Fusiliers, wounded, been through South African Campaign; invalided

James Geraghty – 6th Leinsters

John Smith – Royal Dublin Fusiliers; wounded at Dardanelles

James Tormay – Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Edward Reilly – 7th Leinsters; wounded at Dardanelles

John Morris – 7th Leinsters; wounded

Michael Drumm – 7th Leinsters

James Reilly – Connaughts

Anthony Gore – Irish Guards; wounded

Patrick Irwin – 7th Leinsters

Thomas Reilly – 6th  Leinsters

Patrick Dolan – 5th  Leinsters

John Cheevers – 6th  Leinsters; served in South Africa

Patrick Smith – Royal Irish Fusiliers

Peter Farrelly – Leinsters; wounded

Michael McGovern – Leinsters

John Aughey – 7th Leinsters (Sergt.)

William Snow – North Irish Horse, wounded

Robert Glynn – Inniskilling Fusiliers

William Glynn – Inniskilling Fusiliers

Michael Geoghan – Royal Irish Fusiliers

William Bell – 6th  Leinsters; had been through South Africa Campaigm

Joseph Reilly – 7th Leinsters; in Egypt

Luke McCabe (Corpl.) – Royal Dublin Fusiliers,wounded; in S.A. Campaign

John Cooke – Leinsters

Edward Maguire – 7th Leinsters

George Maguire – 2nd  Leinsters, killed; Reservist; through S.A. Campaign

Bernard Maguire – 7th Leinsters

William Gilsenan – Leinsters; discharged

Edward Kavanagh – 6th Leinsters, wounded

John G. Leahy (Balrath) – Leinsters

Corpl. P. McManus – Royal Garrison Artillery

Patrick Meehan – Royal Field Artillery

Jas. Murtagh – 5th Lancers

John McPartland  – Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Michael Sheridan (Balrath) – Royal Irish Rifles, Wounded

Joseph Macken (Balrath) – Scots Guard

John Scanlan – Leinsters (Col. Sergt.); Instructor Kells Irish National Volunteers

John Kinsella – Irish Guards

Michael Masterson – Irish Guards, killed

Thomas Irwan – Irish Guards

James Donohoe – not known.  (Formerly of Magee’s Medical Hall,Kells)

Michael Kenny – Army Service Corps

Thomas Flanagan – Leinsters

Thomas Geraghty 6th Leinsters.  (South African Campaign)

Edward Dolan – 5th Leinsters.  (South African Campaign)

Joseph Carr – Leinsters

Hugh Tormay 6th Leinsters

William Ryan – Royal Field Artillery

Fred Gennings 6th Leinsters

John Fobin – Irish Guards

Francis Smith – Leinsters

Joseph Clarke – Royal Army Medical Corps

William Horan (Oristown) – Irish Guards

George Bailie (Headfort) – Dragoon Guards; reported gone down with transport vessel, Royal Edward.

John Nelson – R.A.S.C.

Patrick Brady – Royal Irish Rifles

Peter Madden – 6th Leinsters

Bernard Drunan – not known

Owen Cahill – Royal Field Artillery, wounded

Edward Kelly – Irish Guards

Charles Neacy – Leinsters

Peter O’Neill – Leinsters

Jas.Masterton – 8th Hussars

Henry McQuade – 8th Hussars

Sergt. Ml. Moore – 5th Leinsters; Reservist

Patrick Geraghty – Leinsters, killed, Reservist

William Cochrane – Leinsters, wounded, Reservist

Francis Bell – Leinsters, wounded Reservist

Francis Brady – 2nd Battalion Connaughts; wounded at Mons, died in Kells, Reservist

John Black – Royal Irish Fusiliers; Reservist

Michael Clarke – Royal Engineers; Clerk in Post Office.

George Cheevers 6th Leinsters; Reservist

Sergt. Downie – Gordon Highlanders

Charles FFolliott – Cadet Corps (unknown)

John Farrelly – 1st Leinsters

Philip Freeman – Royal Engineers; Railway Clerk

Thomas P. Gingles – S.A. Force; Post Office Clerk

Thomas Hamilton – Inniskilling Fusiliers, Railway Clerk

Patrick Higgins – Royal Irish Fusiliers; wounded and missing.

James Heavy – Connaught Rangers; wounded at Mons

Victor Jenkins – Attached 10th Division

Edward Knox – Canadian Forces

William Knox – Royal Irish Rifles

C. Lynch – Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Patrick Lynch – Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Eugene McManey – Royal Engineers; Post Office Clerk at Navan

Patrick McCormack – Inniskilling Fusiliers; Technical Instruction

Thomas McCormack – Irish Guards

John McCormack – Royal Army Medical Corps

Fred Moore – Royal Engineers; Bank Clerk

James Murphy 18th Royal Irish Regiment

Michael Maguire – Royal Irish Fusiliers

Andrew McCabe – Leinsters, joined from Navan

Berty McGarvey – Royal Engineers; Post Office Clerk

John McGill – Royal Engineers; Post Office Clerk

Joseph McMahon – Connaught Rangers; killed

Patrick McMahon – Leinsters,

Hugh Nelson (Corpl.) – Army Service Corps

Patrick Maguire – Leinsters

Jas.McMahon (Lce.Corpl.) – Connaught Rangers; wounded

Joseph P. Ward – Royal Field Artillery

James Nevins – Leinsters

James Fitzsimons – Royal Garrison Artillery

Thomas Byres – not known

Lea Ellison – Irish Guards

John Smith – Leinsters

Pat Smith – 1st Leinsters, Gassed at Ypres

John Grimes – 1st Leinsters

Chas. Smith (Virginia) – 5th Lancers

Thomas McQuaid – Leinsters

Thomas Smith – Leinsters

John & T. Skelly (Corriga) – Royal Garrison Artillery

Daniel Connaghty – Leinsters

John Formay – Leinsters

Christopher Smith – not known

Philip Smith – Connaught Rangers

Patrick McCabe – Leinsters

Peter Farrell –  6th Leinsters, wounded at Ypres

James P. Flood – 6th Leinsters

Thos. Rochfort (Mullagh) – Connaught Rangers

Jas. Rourke – Army Medical Corps

Pat Rourke – 2ndIrish Guard

Dr. Rooney (Virginia) – Royal Army Medical Corps

Samuel Black – Royal Irish Fusiliers, wounded  at Armentiers; Reservist.

Peter Smith -2nd Leinsters, wounded twice; Reservist

John Reilly (Corpl.) -2nd Leinsters, wounded; Reservist

Peter Leddy – 5th Leinsters; Reservist

Patrick Leddy – South Lancs., missing; Reservist

Michael Leddy – Leinsters. wounded, Reservist

James Black – Royal Field Artillery

James McDonnell -2nd Leinsters, killed; Reservist

John Walsh -3rd  Leinsters, Reservist

Richard Reilly – Irish Guards, (Champion Boxer)

C.H. Tisdall – Lieut., 9th Royal Sussex Regiment; killed on February 13th 1916.  His platoon was in a trench which had been practically destroyed by shell fire; one soldier was buried alive.  Lieut. Tisdall stayed behind to dig him out and succeeded when he was shot.

James Murtagh Lancers; wounded ; Reservist

Thomas Teeling – 5th Leinsters; killed, Reservist

John Bell – Leinsters. wounded, Reservist

Bernard Reilly -2nd Leinsters, wounded 3 times; Reservist

John Connaghty – Leinsters. wounded, Reservist

Francis Dolan -2nd Leinsters, wounded; Reservist

J. Murray – (Oristown) – Irish Guards

Tom Moore – Munster Fusiliers

Terry Maguire -2nd Leinsters, slightly wounded

Bernard Boylan – Royal Army Medical Corps (Motor Driver)

Corpl. Boland – 3rd Leinsters

John Bell – 5th Leinsters

Jas. Black -2nd Leinsters

Jack Bradley – Royal Army Medical Corps

Q.-M.-Sergt. Bond -2nd Leinsters

Bernard Clusker -2nd Leinsters, wounded.

Sergt. Commiskey – 5th Leinsters

Wm. Chester – Royal Dublin Fusiliers

John Chester – 2nd Irish Guards

B.Clancy – Cheshire Bantams

J.Callaghan (Oristown) – 5th Leinsters

Lce.-Corpl. J.S. Conaty – 5th Leinsters, wounded

John Clancy – Royal Irish Regiment

Ben Clancy – Irish Guards

Wm. Corcoran -2nd Leinsters, wounded at Mons

Pat Devine – 1st Leinsters, invalided; died, Kells

Joseph Dolan – 1st Leinsters

James Fox (Fordstown) – Irish Guards; Capt. I.N.V. Corps.

Peter Farrell – 6th Leinsters

Joseph Farrell – 6th Leinsters, wounded

Pk. Geraghty – Connaught Rangers; killed in action at Soupier’s Hill

Ml Geoghegan – 7th Leinsters

Lct. –Corpl. L.Glynn – Inniskilling Fusiliers

Frank Gugerty – Royal Army Medical Corps

Henry Horan – 5th Leinsters; Reservist

John Hogan – Munster Fusiliers

Jas. Healy – 5th Leinsters;

Edward Kelly – Irish Guards

John Kerrigan – Royal Irish Fusiliers

Wm. Kelly – H.M.S. Lion; was in action on North Sea on famour Lion

Thos. Kennedy (Sergt.) – 6th Leinsters; Drill Instructor Oristown I.N.V.

Thos. Lenehan -2nd Leinsters, (Fordstown I.N.V.)

Ml. Leddy -2nd Leinsters, wounded, discharged

Pk. Leddy – South Lancs., missing

John Nelson – Royal Irish Fusiliers

Hugh Reilly – Army Remount Corps

Peter Reilly – Royal Field Artillery

John Reilly – Royal Irish Fusiliers

A.J. Russell – 4th  London Fusiliers; Professor B.A.

Jas. Cullen – Leinsters.

Patrick Russell – Royal Engineers; Railway Clerk

James Smith – Leinsters.

Farrell Tully – Irish Guards; Railway Clerk

Charles Tormay – Royal Field Artillery; Reservist

William Wilson – North Irish Horse

Patrick Ward (Sergt.) – 5th Leinsters; Reservist

James Griffin – 5th Leinsters; joined 18th February 1916

Lieut.G.H. Bomford – Remount Department

Lieut. C.F. Bomford – Leinsters. Petty Sessions Clerk

Lieut. Fred Carroll – Inniskilling Fusiliers; Bank Clerk

Lieut. Frank Fowler – Royal N. Air Service

Capt. John Fox – Army Veterinary Corps; Veterinary Surgeon at Kells

Capt. G.H.G. McCormack – Not known, died of wounds; died a prisoner in Germany

Capt. H.T. Radcliffe – 5th Leinsters; killed

Lieut. G.R. Healy – 4th Royal Irish Munster Fusiliers (son of Archdeacon Healy, Kells), killed on 11th March, 1916, while taking part in General Smut’s engagement at Kitovo.  Was in South African Campaign; aged 33

Rev. P. Casey, C.C. – Army Chaplain; March 1916

Lieut. Stanley B.Holmes – Royal Munster Fusiliers

Lieut.O.W. Holmes – 7th Leinsters

Worship Booker – North Irish horse; fought at Mons; promoted for Bravery

Jack Challon – 2nd  Lieut. 

Major Dashwood Tandy – Derbyshire Territorial Hussars

Major Tisdall (Charlesfort, Kells)

Capt. R.C.H. Gilliott (Arch Hall) – Leinsters; killed

Capt. C.P.P. Gilliott – Warwickshire Regiment, recently attached to Connaughts; killed

Capt. Ferdinano McVeigh (Drawstown)   


Lawrence Duignan – 3rd Battalion Leinster Regiment.

Lawrence Levey – 1st Battalion Irish Guards.

Christopher Peppard – Dublin Fusiliers.

Richard Brady – Dublin Fusiliers.

John May – 5th Battalion Leinster Regiment.

Michael May – 5th Battalion Leinster Regiment

William Smith –5th Battalion Leinster Regiment.


Peter Sweeney – Army Service Corps, wounded; now awaiting discharge.

Patrick Kenna – Irish Guards.

Philip Malone – Dublin Fusiliers.

John McCann – Munster Fusiliers.

James Murtagh – 5th lancers, wounded.


Percy Seagrave – Irish Guards

Bartlo Graham – Leinster Regiment

John Mitchell – 4th Dublin Fusiliers.

James Mitchell- 4th Dublin Fusiliers

Thomas Carr – 4th Dublin Fusiliers, wounded.

Patrick Carr – 4th Dublin Fusiliers, wounded.

James Nolan – Leinster Regiment.


McGuire – Royal Irish Fusiliers, wounded.

Michael Kearney – Royal Garrison Artillery.

Hugh Flynn – Leinster Regiment.

James Leech – Leinster Regiment.

Thomas Reilly – Leinster Regiment.

James Wilson – Leinster Regiment.

Michael Reilly – Leinster Regiment, wounded in Sulva Bay.

James Reilly – Irish Guards, wounded in France.

Christy Murtagh – Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

John Hallingan (Clongiffin)-

Michael Duffy (Clongiffin)-

John Sheridan (Castlerickard)- Royal engineers.

Joseph Abbet – Dublin Fusiliers.

Michael Caffrey (Cullentry) –Leinster Regiment.

Charles Dynan – Irish Guards.

Patrick Byrne – (Castlerickard) Irish Guards.

WM. Smyth (Ballymahon) – Leinster Regiment.


Isaac Bolton – Not known; wounded.

Christopher Clark – Not known.

James Reilly – Not known; wounded.

Capt. North-Bomford, J.P. (Ferns’ Lock, Summerhill, Co. Meath)- Staffs; wounded in France early in March. Now holding a staff appointment.

John F.Lonergan – Irish Guards.

John Underwood – Not known.


Jas. Reilly – 5th Leinsters.

Edward Mulvanny -5th Leinsters.

James Reilly – 5th Leinsters.

John Clarke – 5th Leinsters

Eugene O’Brien – 5th Leinsters; wounded at Dardanelle’s and invalided home at present; going out again on 18th February.

Thomas Smith -5th Leinsters

Rev.R.Warren – Rector; Army Chaplin.



Michael McGrane (Corpl.) – Leinsters, wounded.

Chris. Moran – Leinsters.

Thos. Moore – Leinsters.

James Lynch – Leinsters.

Thomas Smith – Leinsters.

Patrick Graham – Leinsters; Discharged.

Chris.Gough – 5th Leinsters.

Thos. Nevins – 5th Leinsters.

Frank Cassidy – 5th Leinsters; medically unfit. Joined Irish Guards, from Athboy.

Denis Sherry –5th Leinsters.

Michael Sherry – 5th Leinsters.

Thomas Brady – 5th Leinsters.

Thos. Cahill – 6th Leinsters.

Peter Cahill – 6th Leinsters.

Joseph Cowley – 6th Leinsters, killed; served in South African War.

Thos. Fay – Irish Guards.

Thos. Clinch – 5th Leinsters, wounded.

Patrick Meehan  – 5th Leinsters.

Philip Muldoon –7th Leinsters.

James Marron – 7th Leinsters.

John Cahill – 5th Leinsters.

Philip Martin – 5th Leinsters.

Patrick Tormey – Inniskillings.

John Fitzsimons – Leinsters, late Navan Urban District council; Home Service.

Patrick McDonnell – Leinsters.

Joseph Smith – Leinsters

P. Kavanagh – Leinsters; discharged.

Patrick Murray – Leinsters.

Reilly – (Ardmulchan) – Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

Deane – (Member of Firm of Goodeare Bros.), Royal Engineers; Lieutenant.

F.C. Ellis – Royal Irish Rifles.

H. Ellis – Royal Navy; sons of Mr. Ellis, formerly on staff Royal Meath Regiment at Navan.

Henry J.McNally – Leinsters.

Murray, S. – Army Pay Department in Dublin (late of Navan).

Everard, R. W. – Captain E. Yorkshires; son of Sir N.T. Everard, Bart.

Randolph, C.Metge – Lieut. Motor Machine Gun Section; at the Front.

Daniel Metge – Officer.

Pat Metge – Captain Leinsters.

Metge, Robert – Major; in Tullamore.

Dove – Officer Royal Navy.

WM. Walsh – Leinster.

Joseph McDonnell – Leinsters.

Bernard Finnegan – Leinsters.

James Toomey – Leinsters.

John Duffy – Leinsters.

Lawrence Kavanagh – Leinsters.

Chris. Caffrey – Leinsters.

James O’Keeffe – Leinsters.

Joseph Reilly – Leinsters.

Joseph F. Cooke – Cadet Corps, 7th Leinsters. In France.

William P.Timmon 2nd Lieut. 7th Leinsters, December 1915. In France.

Edward Mahon – Army Service Corps.

Patrick Byrne – Leinsters

Michael M’Grane – Leinsters

James Smith – Army Service Corps

Thos. Bradley – Leinsters.

Anthony Duignan – 5th Leinsters. Boy.

John J. Fitzpatrick – Leinsters; late Navan Urban District Council.

Matt Plunket – Leinsters.

John Cahill – Leinsters.

John J. Smyth – “A.Sec.,” 18 Field Ambulance, 6th Division; champion walker.

Frank Smyth – Leinsters (Brother); invalided from shell shock, recently rejoined, now with Irish Guards; since discharged;wears armlet.

 Sherlock, John (Navan) – Joined Irish Guards from R.I.C. in Ballaghaderrin.

Sherlock P. (Navan) – (Brother); Baker; joined Army Service Corps.

Moore Thos. – Late Navan urban District council; wounded at Hill 60.

Moore Richard – Late Navan urban District council.

Frank Duffy – Leinsters.

John Dalton – Leinsters.

Joseph Gorman – Royal Irish Regiment.

James Dowd – Leinsters.

Thos. Daly – Leinsters.

Michael Menton – Leinsters.

Michael Stringer – Leinsters.

Henry Tully – Leinsters.

James Reilly – Leinsters.

Patrick Briody – Leinsters.

Edward Fitzpatrick – Leinsters.

John Downer – Leinsters.

Patrick O’Kelly – Post Office Rifles.

Patrick Reilly – Post Office Rifles.

Patrick Bartly – Army Service corps.

Thos. J. Tully – Royal Field Artillery.

J.B. Hare – Army Veterinary Corps.

Dr. Ross – Army Medical Corps.

Dr. Michael A. McKeever – Army Medical Corps; now in France.

Timothy Crinion – Noths. and Derbyshire Regiment; 2nd Lieutenant.

Vincent Crinion – King’s Own Lancaster’s; 2nd Lieutenant.

John D. Dunville – R.N. Flying Corps; Master Meath Hounds.

John S. Dunville – 2nd Lieut. Royal Dragoons.

Robert L. Dunville – Lieut. Grenadier Guards.

Edward Feely – Leinsters.

John McGuinness – Leinsters.

Patrick Duignan – Leinsters.

Joseph Mahon – Leinsters, wounded.

Richard Martin – Leinsters.

John Murphy – Leinsters.

John Duignan – Army Service Corps.

Thomas Sullivan – Leinsters.

Charles Walsh Irish Guards seriously wounded at Neuve Chapelle, 18th May 1915. (Formerly Navan Irish National Volunteers).

Chris. Clarke – Leinsters.

D.McMahon O’Byrne – Lieut. Royal Field Artillery now in Agra, India. Enlisted in Army service Corps stationed in Hants; gazetted to R.F.A. March 1915. Resided in Navan for several years; occupation, Journalist; native of Rathmines; formerly in I.N.V.

Joseph Goff – Leinsters.

Patrick Hughes – Irish Guards.

Chris. Callaghan – Irish guards, wounded

Chris. Lynch – Royal Artillery.

Michael McGovern – Leinsters.

John Fitzpatrick – Leinsters.

Thomas Moyles – Leinsters.

Chris. Pentleton – Leinsters, late Navan Urban District Council; discharged.

Stephen Halligan – Leinsters.

Matthew Carroll – Leinsters, missing; believed dead.

James Murphy – Leinsters.

John Kane – Leinsters.

Patrick O’Hara – Leinsters, missing; served in South African Campaign – Prisoner of war in Germany.

John Tully – Royal Irish Rifles.

WM.Lynch – Royal Field Artillery.

Denis Dowd – Leinsters.

John Graham – Leinsters.

Philip McMahon – Leinsters, wounded.

John Duffy – Leinsters.

Michael Philips– Leinsters, killed; late Navan Urban District Council

James Huggins – Leinsters

Chris Murray – Leinsters,wounded

Thomas Carolan – Leinsters

Edward Reilly – Munster Fusiliers

John McCluskey – Leinsters, discharged

Michael Duffy – Leinsters. Late Navan Urban District Council

Patrick Masterson – Leinsters

Thomas Miller – Leinsters. Late Navan Urban District Council

John Pigott – Contractor, Navan, Munitions work March 1916

Richard Pigott (son) – Royal Irish Rifles, Salonika; was at Sulva Bay

Wm Pigott (son) – Motor Service in France

Rev N. Cooney C.C.; Navan late Ratoath, – Army Chaplain, March 1916.  Left Navan 23rd March 1916

Rice – Artillery; Late Navan Urban District Council

Michael Rogers – Leinsters. Late Navan Urban District Council

Henry Rogers – Leinsters, wounded , now in 5th Leinsters, Mullingar

W. Mildon – Leinsters

L Mildon – Leinsters , Private, wounded in eye , discharged

Wm Sheridan – Irish Guards

Geo. McDemott – Leinsters

James Cahill –Army Service Corps; promoted Farrier-Sergt. 42nd West Lancs Division, D.A.C.

Wm Moran – Leinsters

Michael Dooner – Leinsters

John Clarke – Leinsters

Michael Philips – Leinsters

Patrick Brien – Royal Irish Rifles (late P.O.); wounded at Dardanelle’s, Aug 6th 1915.

Joseph R. Duignan – Leinsters 7th Battalion; now in France.

James Nugent – Leinsters.

Edward Cahill – Leinsters; late Navan Urban District Council.

Joseph Smith – Royal Irish Rifles.

John Martin – Leinsters.

Chris. Boylan – Royal Irish Rifles; wounded.

Henry Pallas – Leinsters.

Thomas Murtagh – Royal Field Artillery.

Patrick  Mitchell – Royal Irish Rifles.

John Allen – Leinsters.

Michael Colclough (Corporal) – Irish Guards, killed, 1915; formerly Navan I.N.V.

Matt McGoona – Army Service Corps.

Joseph Smith – Leinsters.

John J. McDonagh – Royal Field Artillery.

Peter Smith – Leinsters.

Edward McCann – 5th Leinsters: Drill Instructor, Navan Irish National Volunteers, in Salonika.

Lawrence Kavanagh – Army Service Corps.

Michael Dunignan – 5th Leinsters; in Mullingar.

Miss Hannah O’Rourke – On Red Cross work in Evreux, France.

Chris. O’Keeffe – Royal Irish Rifles.

Peter Fitzsimons – Royal Irish Rifles.

James Cahill – Leinsters; late Navan Urban District council.

Bernard Duignan – Royal Irish Rifles.

John Dooner – Leinsters.

John Brennan – Royal Engineers.

James Smith – 5th Leinsters; wounded; now in cork.

Thomas Smith – Leinsters; late Navan Urban District council; wounded. Now in India.

Hugh McDonnell – Leinsters.

WM. Murray – Leinsters; late Navan Urban District council.

Victor M.Giles – Cadet Corps, 2nd Lieutenant, 7  (S.) Royal Irish Rifles.

Patrick Reilly – Leinsters.

WM. Moran – Leinsters.

Daniel O’Keeffe – Leinsters.

Peter Cahill – Leinsters.

Patrick Duignan – Royal Field Artillery; now in R.I. Rifles in Salonika.

Patrick Reilly – Leinsters.

Thomas J.Harper – Irish Guards, returned medically unfit.

James McGrane – Leinsters.

John Mahoney – Leinsters; late Navan Urban District council.

James Quinn – Leinsters.

Michael Cahill – Leinsters.

Thomas Cahill – Leinsters.

James Brady – Leinsters.

William Bannon – Leinsters.

Thomas Heavy – Irish Guards, killed in France.

John Heavy – Leinsters.

Patrick Cregan – Leinsters.

John J. Young – Leinsters.

 James Moran – Leinsters.

Hugh McDonnell – Leinsters.

Chris. Kerrigan – Leinsters.

Richard Corrigan- – Leinsters, wounded; late Navan Urban District council.

Stanislaus Cahill, Navan – Connaugh Rangers, killed in France March 1916.

James Caulfield, Navan Post Office – Joined Army Telegraph service, March 1916.

Leitch Neill – Sergeant Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders; late Agricultural Instructor Meath County Committee Agriculture.

Lynch, Thos. – Late Navan Urban District council; 5th Leinsters; wounded.

John Cahill – Leinsters.

Joseph Pigott – Leinsters.

Paul McKenna – Leinsters.

Michael Masterson – Leinsters, killed in France; late Navan Urban District council.

Patrick Masterson – Leinsters, wounded; now in Mullingar.

Patrick Beggy – Leinsters, wounded.

John McGlew – Royal Engineers; served all through S.A. war; now discharged.

Patrick Smith – Leinsters.

Patrick Dooner – Leinsters.

Jas. Bradley – Leinsters.

Bartle Cronin – Leinsters, wounded.

John Walsh – Leinsters.

Richard Baker – Leinsters.

Thomas Donnelly – Leinsters, killed.

WM. Bartley – 11th Hussars, wounded.

Thomas Curtis – Leinsters.

Thomas Nugent – Leinsters.

Thomas Foster – Leinsters.

Robert Keonan – Leinsters.

Patrick Carroll – Leinsters.

Frank Flood – Leinsters; late Navan Fire Brigade.

Hugh Smith – Leinsters; wounded twice; all through South African War; late Navan Urban District Council.

John Daly – Garrison Artillery.

Thomas Cox – 3rd Leinsters; wounded twice; now in the Trenches.

Patrick Cox (Brother) – 7th Leinsters. In France.

Charles McInerney – (son of late G.N.R. Stationmaster)- 25th Battery R.F.A.

Richard Moore – Leinsters; late Navan Urban District council.

Patrick Fox – Irish Guards.

Thomas Finnegan – Royal Horse Artillery.

Patrick Galligan – Leinsters.

Patrick Kane – Royal Irish Fusiliers, served 10 years in India; prisoner in Germany.

Patrick Rogers – Leinsters.

William Cox – Leinsters.

Peter Martin – Leinsters.

Peter McHugh – Leinsters.

Philip McDermott – Leinsters.

Thomas Lynch – Leinsters.

Chris. Casey – Leinsters.

Chris Collins – Leinsters

Michael Doyle – Leinsters.

WM. Shields – Leinsters.

Patrick Colter – Leinsters.

WM.Moran – Leinsters.

Michael Beggan – Leinsters; Boyerstown.

Edward Kavanagh – Leinsters.

James Reilly – Leinsters.

Michael Tully – Leinsters.

Stephen Flood – Munsters.

Edward Bannon – Leinsters.

Patrick Cregan – Leinsters, killed.

Edward Moyles – Leinsters.

John Young – Leinsters.

Lawrence Kavanagh – Army Service Corps.

Patrick Beggan – Leinster

Richard Locke – Leinsters.

Michael Gough – Leinsters.

Thomas Kennedy – Leinsters.

Frank Caffrey – Leinsters.

Thomas Bradley – Leinsters.

John J.Reilly – Leinsters.

Richard Boylan – Leinsters.

Joseph Casey – Leinsters.

James Wilson – Leinsters.

Bernard Sheeran – Leinsters.

James Brennan – Leinsters.

Joseph Flood – Leinsters, wounded; now in Mulligar.

Corcoran Michael – Irish Guards. In France.

James O’Brien, Garlow Cross – At Munitions work in England.

Jos. O’Brien, Garloss Cross – Joined Lancashire Regiment in England; wounded in arm.

Thomas Cooney – Leinsters; late Navan Urban District Council.

Thomas Kerrigan – Leinsters.

Patrick Kelly – (Johnstown) – Post Office Rifles; Irish National Volunteers.

Samuel Greer – Post Office Rifles.

John Brien (Johnstown)-Post Office Rifles; Irish National Volunteers; wounded.

Edward Fitzpatrick (Johnstown) – Post Office Rifles; Irish National Volunteers.

P. Reilly (Johnson)  – Post Office Rifles; Irish National Volunteers.

Patrick J. Hook – Royal Irish Fusiliers, France.

Thomas W. Pyper – Trooper North Irish Horse; Bank clerk, Belfast Bank. In Antrim.

Patrick King (Johnstown) – Leinsters.

Thomas Holford – Royal Irish Regiment; Captain.

John C. Holford – Royal Field Artillery; Captain.

Mat Martin (Commons, Navan) – Royal Garrison Artillery.

Delaney, James – Lieut. Royal Engineers; wounded.

Thomas Nugent – 6th Leinsters, 10th Division, Salonika.

John Millar –3/4  Cameron Highlanders.

William Millar- 11th battalion Black Watch.

P. C. Markey (Solicitor) – Late Lieut. Royal Field Artillery; now Trooper 2nd King Edward’s Horse.

McKeown, Paddy – Remount Service, No. 2 Base; in France; was in S.A. war.

McKeown Frank – 3rd Leinsters; wounded.

Caffrey, Patrick – Balreask; Irish Rifles.

Duffy, Chas. – Leinsters (Boy).

-Toomey – 7th Irish Fusiliers.

Joseph Murphy – Royal Irish Rifles; joined late in 1914; killed in action May 1915.

H.J. Cullen – 2nd Lieut. (5th Leinsters).

Pat Roche (Ardsallagh) – Leinsters.

H.R. Woodhouse – Cadet Corps 7th Leinsters, July 1915.

P. O’Connor – 3rd Royal Dublin Fusiliers; killed by Shrapnel December 3rd 1915. Native of  Navan.

Patrick Flood – Royal Engineers

W. Harrold – Wounded.

Joseph and Patrick Keeley – Cavalry.

J. A. Keappock – R.A.E., H.M.S. Shark.

Pat Cunningham – Royal Irish Rifles.

Pat Potts – Royal Dublin Fusiliers

– Rooney- Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

John Mason – Royal Irish Rifles; wounded, recovered.

W. Davis – Kent, Mounted Infantry (joined from London).

Joseph Kerrigan – 2nd Leinsters, killed in action in France.

Thomas Kerrigan – 1st Leinsters.

McEvoy – Col. Sergeant Leinsters (Ardsallagh); formerly Drill Instructor Johnstown Irish National Volunteers.

Rev. Ed. Cullen – Catholic Chaplain, brother of Mr. H. J. Cullen, J. P., Liscarton, Navan. Has been at the Front in France for over 18 months and has seen much hard work. Returned to the Front at the end of March, 1916, after 7 day’s leave.

Joseph Potts – Native of Navan. Joined on outbreak from Glasgow; Gordon Highlanders; killed in France, March 1916.

Matthew Healy – Navan. Joined Leinsters March 1916.


Patrick Downey – 5th Leinster Regiment.

Patrick Martin – 5th Leinster Regiment.

James McDonnell – 5th Leinster Regiment.

Christopher Rorke – 5th Leinster Regiment.

Edward Gogarty – 5th Leinster Regiment.

John Geoghan – 3rd Leinster Regiment.

Patrick Matthews – Irish Guards.

Eugene J. Clarke – Irish Guards.

John Clarke – Army Ordnance Corps.

Owen McDonnell – Royal Irish Rifles.

John Boyle – Royal Field Artillery.

Bernard Cheevers – Royal Engineers.

James Evans – South Irish Horse.

Harry Evans – Irish Guards.

Francis Cahill – Royal Horse Artillery.


John Halpin – Irish Guards.

John Forde – Irish Guards.

Patrick Clerkin – Irish Guards, missing.

Philip Duffy  – Irish Guards

James Lynch – Irish Guards.

David Moss – Irish Guards.

John McPhilips – Royal Irish Rifles.

Joseph McPhilips – Royal Irish Rifles.

Peter Connell – Royal Irish Rifles.

John Connell – Royal Irish Rifles.

Edward Halpin – Royal Irish Rifles.

James Smith – Royal Irish Rifles.

James Mahon – Royal Irish Rifles.

Peter Henry – Leinster Regiment.

Francis Kane – Leinster Regiment.

Philip McEnroe – Leinster Regiment.

Edward Kane – Leinster Regiment.

John Meara – Leinster Regiment.

John McElarney – Leinster Regiment.

Andrew Hewson – Leinster Regiment.

Thomas Ledwick – Leinster Regiment.

Thomas Halpin – Leinster Regiment.

Francis Flynn – Leinster Regiment.

George Ahern – Commission, 6th Leinsters.

Harry Bill – Army Service Corps.

Kenneth McLeod – Army Service Corps.

John Hoey – Army Service Corps.

Laurence Kearney – Army Service Corps.

Hugh Reilly – Army Service Corps.

John J. Sherwood – Inniskilling Fusiliers.

Paul Picken – Inniskilling Fusiliers Cadet Corps.

Philip Gerity – Royal Garrison Artillery.

Harry Berry – London Volunteers.

James Marlow – Artists Rifles.

Thomas O’Neill – Inn’s of Court  O.T.C.

Edward Packen – Royal Canadian Dragoons.

William Moss – Hussars.

Fred Picken – Australian Volunteers.

John Joseph Carolan – Australian Artillery.

Robert Fleming – Royal Irish Regiment.

Francis Mangan (Kilskyre) –Royal Field Artillery.


Michael Halpin – Leinster Regiment.

Joseph White – Irish Guards.

Washington Shields – South Irish Horse.

Henry Quail – Irish Guards.

Richard McEvoy – Irish Guards, accidentally killed while bomb throwing in England.

Peter Skelly – Leinster Regiment.

Patrick Casey – Royal Irish Rifles. Killed in Mediterranean, Gallipoli Peninsula.

Francis McKeever – Leinster Regiment.

Patrick Joseph Gammon – Irish Guards, wounded in France.

James Leonard – Royal Irish Fusiliers.

John J. Halpin –Inniskilling Fusiliers, wounded in France.

Patrick Griffin – Irish Guards, wounded in France.

William Reilly – Irish Guards killed in France.

Rev. Fr. Coghlan, C.C., Rathkenny; –  Army Chaplain.


MAJOR STERNE (Bective) – Now in France; South Irish Horse.

John Shaw – Royal Garrison Artillery; Bective (Irish National Volunteers).

J.McGuire – Company Quarter Master Sergeant, 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Regiment; recommended for D.C.M rescue work, Ypres, 24th May 1915

James Weldon –Irish Guards; wounded; from Bective; late Kilmessan I.N.V.

Thomas Weldon – 5th Leinsters; Irish National Volunteers.

Henry Weldon – 5th Leinsters; Irish National Volunteers.

Michael Reid – 5th Leinsters.

James Finlay –  (I.N.V.), Army Service Corps.

John Mangan – 5th Leinsters.

Joseph Mangan – 5th Leinsters.

John Jackson – Dublin Fusiliers.

Andrew Maguire – 5th Leinsters.

Peter Horace – 7th Leinsters (Instructor I.N.V.)

Joseph Maguire – Army Service Corps, Irish National Volunteers.

Bernard Moore – Irish Guards; Kilmessan Irish National Volunteers Corps; native of Navan.

William Sheridan – Irish Guards, killed.

Henry Conway – Army Service Corps; Irish National Volunteers.

William O’Neill – 5th Leinsters; Irish National Volunteers

James Sheridan – Irish Guards.

John Maguire – Royal Irish Rifles

John Murray – 5th Leinsters.

Edward Losty – 5th Leinsters; Irish National Volunteers.

Michael Caffrey – 7th Leinsters; Irish National Volunteers.

Thomas Smith- 5th Leinsters; wounded at Gallipoli; discharged on pension. (I.N.V.).

James Hanley – 15th Hussars; Irish National Volunteers.

Thomas Lawless – Royal Garrison Artillery. (I.N.V.Instructor.).

Michael Murphy, Killmessan – At Munitions work.

Charles Gasteen – Royal Garrison Artillery (Kilmessan I.N.V).

Edward Carr – Royal Engineers.

Daniel Tormey – (Moore town, Kilmessan) – Australian Force. In Egypt.

Thos. Plunkett (Moore town, Kilmessan) – Australian Force. In Egypt.I.N.V.

Patrick Murphy (Moore town, Kilmessan) – Australian Force.

Donald Shaw (Bective) – In Royal Navy.

Andrew Clarke – Royal Army Medical corps.

Frederick Lynch – Irish Guards.

Thomas Booth – Irish Guards.

Matthew Reilly – 5th Leinsters.

Charles Gaskin – 5th Leinsters.

Patrick Mitchell – 7th Royal Irish Rifles; Robinstown Irish National Volunteers.

John Ellison – 7th Royal Irish Rifles.

Richard Nevins – South Irish Horse.

Peter Rourke – South Irish Horse.

John Stanley – 7th Battalion Royal Irish Regiment.

Henry NewmanIrish Guards.

Patrick Boyle – Irish Guards.

Richard Baker – Irish Guards

Harry Newman – Irish Guards.

John A.Preston (Capt.)- Royal Dublin Rusiliers, killed.

Richard H. M. Clifford, Revd. (Capt.) – 9th Inniskilling Fusiliers. (Chaplain).

John Duigenan – Irish Guards. (Instructor I.N.V.).

James Mangan – Irish Guards.  (I.N.V.).

Joseph Roe – Irish Guards.  (I.N.V.).

Chr.Clinch – Irish Guards. (I.N.V.).

Michael Matthews – Irish Guards.

John Lynch – Irish Guards, killed.

Thos. Finlay – Leinsters wounded; at Front. I.N.V.

Joseph Mangan – Leinsters. (I.N.V.).

Michael Reil – Leinsters. (I.N.V.).

Terence Byrne – Leinsters. (I.N.V.).

Michael Reilly – Leinsters. (I.N.V.).

Patrick Clerkin – Irish Guards ( Robinstown); missing.



D.W. Purdon – Warwickshire Regiment.

The Hon. George Rawley – King’s Royal Rifles.

R.H. Fowler (Rahinstown) – 85th K.L.I., wounded.

G.G.D. Fowler (Rahinstown) – 2nd King’s Royal Rifles, killed.

Martin McKeon – Irish Guards.

James Barnard – Royal Field Artillery.

Michael Walsh – L.N.L. regiment, killed.

Patrick Lynam – Grenadier Guards.

Patrick Furlong – Royal Dublin Fusiliers; son of Mr. John Farrell, Rathmolyon; wounded; Prisoner of war in Bulgaria.

Patrick Harnan – Seaforths.

John G. Thompson – Army Service Corps.

Michael Mooney – Connaught Rangers.

Thomas McGrath – Leinster Regiment.

Benjamin Anderson – Royal Army Medical Corps.

John McKeon – Royal Irish Rifles.

Christopher Flynn – Northumberland Fusiliers.

Robert Walker – Connaught Rangers.

Matthew Smith – Connaught Rangers, killed.

Robert Booker Hanbury and Daniel Hanbury – Sons of Mr. Hanbury, Moneymore, Rathmolyon; 5th Leinsters; joined March 1916.


Marquis Conyngham – commissioned Officer.

Francis E. Ledwidge – Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (formerly Slane I.N.V.).

Michael flood – Royal Irish Rifles.

William Lynch – Royal Field Artillery.

James G. Deane – Royal Fusiliers.

Patrick Vaughey – 5th Leinsters.

Michael Murphy – Irish Guards.

Andrew Murphy – Royal Garrison Artillery.

Henry Murphy – Royal Garrison Artillery.

William Owens – 8th Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers.

John Connolly – Not known; enlisted in county Louth.

Joseph Govern – Leinsters.

Peter Lane – Leinsters.

Thomas Carolan – Leinsters.

William Mongey – Leinsters.

Thomas Gillic – Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

Thomas O’Hare – Irish Guards.

Patrick Fitzpatrick – Royal Irish Rifles.

Martin Fitzpatrick – Royal Irish Rifles.

Patrick Dorrian – Leinsters.

Capt. Legge-Burke (Hayes, Beauparc) – Killed early in war.

“Sonny” Cannon – Sergt. Territorial Regiment in England; wounded; a native of Stackallen.

Joseph Sheerin – Royal Irish Fusiliers; Irish Natinal Volunteers. In France. (Crack Shot).

Thomas Southwell – Not known; enlisted in England.

John Southwell – Not known; enlisted in England.

Thomas McNally – Leinsters.

Cornelius Clark – Irish Guards, killed.

John O’Neill – Grenadier Guards; enlisted in England.

John Kinsella – Royal Field Artillery.

Patrick Walsh – Leinsters.

Robert Anderson – Cycling Corps.

John Vaughey – Royal Irish Rifles.

Thomas Vaughey – Royal Irish Rifles.

Peter McGuirk – Not known; enlisted in England.

James Healy – Irish Guards.

Patrick Flood – Royal Irish Rifles.

Laurence Healy – King Edward Horse.

Geoffrey J. O’Donoghue – Irish Guards; enlisted in Co. Wicklow.

Joseph A. O’Donoghue – Leinsters; enlisted in Scotland.

John H. Kinahan – Officers’ Training Corps; enlisted in Dublin City.

George Deane Jones –

James Jones –

Richard McAllen – Leinsters.

Richard Nevin –

WM. Matchett –

John O’ Neill –

Patt Lynch –

Edward Reilly –

Henry Reilly –

Bernard Gorman –

WM. Feeley –

Frank Feeley –

Matt McKnight – Dublin Fusiliers.

John Duffy –

Jas. Byrne –

Capt. S. Thunder – Deputy assistant  Adjutant General, promoted early 1915; proceeded to Front on November 1914; mentioned in Sir John French’s despatches 6th April 1915; received Military cross.

Thunder, Leo. – Lieut. Leinster Regiment; second son late Capt. Thunder, Senescalstown.


Thomas Brady – 8th Royal Scots.

Thomas Nugent – Royal Irish Rifles.


F.C.O’Reilly – Chairman, U.D.C., Trim; Hon. Controller of Recruiting for Meath.

P.J.Sheridan – 2nd Leiut. Rifles; joined from London.

Miss Sheridan (his sister), Trained Fever Nurse, volunteered from Trim Hospital for Nursing Duty in Hospital Ships conveying home wounded.

James E. Weir – Connaughts.

David P.Murnane – Royal Engineers; invalided through Enteric; was at Suvla Bay.

W. H. Potterton – 2nd Lieut. Royal Engineers; wounded slightly.

John Plunkett – Wireless Operator, R.N., H.M. Swallow.

Michael Regan – Royal Navy.

John Halligan – Leinsters, killed.

Charles Halligan – Leinsters.

– Halligan – Prisoner of war.

John O’Dare – Leinsters, invalided and wounded; Sergeant; was Suvla Bay. Died at home, Ash Wednesday, 1916.

Patrick Flanagan – Leinsters.

Thomas Farnan – Leinsters.

Thomas Carroll – Leinsters.

Michael Maguire – Leinsters.

John Maguire –Irish Guards.

John Robinson – Leinsters.

John Byrne – Leinsters; wounded and rejoined.

Joseph Rochford – Private, 8th Royal Irish Hussars; killed.

Paul Farrell – Private, Leinsters; killed.

Michael Rochford – Private, Leinsters; killed.

Thomas Connor – Private, Leinsters; killed.

Regan, Matthew – Private, Leinsters; killed.

Regan, Patrick – Royal Navy; killed.

Wallace – Private, (Native of  Kilkenny) – Irish Guards; killed. (Mother resided at St.Patrick’s Rectory, Trim).

Dominick Corrigan – Leinsters.

James Goggin – Leinsters.

John Farrell – Leinsters.

Thomas J. Geoghan – Leinsters.

Patrick Regan – Leinsters, died

Patrick Sefton – Royal Engineers.

Victor Mason – Royal Irish Rifles.

Randal Lattimer – Inniskillings.

Terence Tully – Leinsters.

Patrick Carroll – Leinsters.

Frank Maguire – Leinsters.

John Fagan – Leinsters.

John Carroll – Leinsters.

Michael Reilly – Leinsters.

Michael Bird – Dublins.

Michael McArdle – Dublins.

Michael Reilly – Dublins.

Henry McCormack – Dublins.

Charles Matthews – Dublins.

James Connell – Dublins.

Christopher Connell – Dublins.

Christopher Duff – Leinsters.

John Geoghan – Leinsters.

Michael Commons – Leinsters.

James Finnegan – Leinsters.

William Fallon – Leinsters.

Laurence Finnegan – 2nd Leinsters.

John Tully – 2nd Leinsters.

John Finnegan – 2nd   Leinsters

Jas. Carlon – 2nd   Leinsters

John Rogers – 2nd   Leinsters

Thomas Fagan – Irish Guards

John Fagan – Irish Guards

John Foran – Irish Guards

William Weldon – Leinsters

Patrick Maguire – Royal Irish Rifles

Patrick Fox – Leinsters

John J Melia – Royal Artillery

John Connor – Dublins

Patrick Carroll – Leinsters

James Maguire – Leinsters

Patrick Keilly – Dublins

John Keilly – Dublins

John Martin – Dublins

Joseph Stones –  Duke of Wellington’s; joined in England

Richard Woods – Irish Guards

Patrick Murphy – unknown, joined in England

William Claricots – Leinsters; Sergt. Major

Ormond Potterton – unknown

Wm. N. Knight – Lieut., 11th Battalion, Inniskilling Fusiliers, in France

Heevey –

Henry Fielding – Late Ulster Bank, Trim; Inn’s of Court Officers Training Corps, London.

Wm. J. Brogan – Phyllistown; Dublin Fusiliers

James O’Dare – 5th Leinsters

Patrick Nulty – Leinsters; killed

Christopher Reilly – Leinsters

Patrick Carroll – unknown, joined in England

John Carr –

Frank Tristram – C.S..Rifles

Charles Lewis –

James Mooney – Manchesters.  Killed in action, 15th March 1916

James Finlay – unknown

John Boushall – Leinsters

Michael Merron – Leinsters

James Lynch – Royal Irish Rifles

Thomas W. Stenson – Royal Engineers, Mechanical Section

Bernard Peake – Leinsters

Patrick Lawlor – Leinsters

Joseph Fox – Leinsters

John H. Ferguson – Leinsters

James Doyle – Leinsters

James Callaghan – Leinsters

Thomas Falkland – Leinsters

Richard Connell – Leinsters

Mathew Murray – Leinsters

Patrick Murray – Leinsters

Patrick Commons – Leinsters

Andrew Maguire – Leinsters

Richard Mathews – Dublins

Patrick Magrew – Dublins

John Fagan – Leinsters

Patrick McDonald – Leinsters

Christopher Fagan – Leinsters

William O’Neill – Leinsters

Patrick McCartney – Leinsters

Frank Barbour – South Irish Horse

Peter Arnold – Leinsters

John McLoughlin – Connaughts

John O’Keefe – Irish Guards

John Reilly – Enlisted 15th February

Pat Weldon – Royal Artillery; invalided; granted armlet.


All ex-members of the Irish National Volunteer Corps

Columbus Balfe – 2nd Irish Guards; got ear trouble with the noise of the guns and sent back to base.  Is now attached to the R.A.M.C. at Boulogne

Christopher Gogarty  – 2nd Irish Guards; was wounded in the Battle of  Loos; was invalided home and is now recouping at Warley.

Peter Quinn – 2nd Irish Guards; was killed at the Battle of Loos

James Sheridan – 2nd Irish Guards

John Balfe – 2nd Irish Guards

John Sheridan – Army Service Corps

Philip Farrell – Dublin Fusiliers

Michael Ennis – Royal Irish Fusiliers

Patrick McManus – Leinster Regiment, recently wounded in knee; at present in Base Hospital

Patrick Morgan – Leinster Regiment

James McManus – Leinster Regiment

Mathew Hanley – 1st Irish Guards, wounded and subsequently discharged.


Thomas Mattock – Inniskilling Fusiliers

Joseph Hayes – Leinster Regiment

John Darby– Leinster Regiment, killed.

Jas. Darby – Leinster Regiment

Patrick Darby – Leinster Regiment

Jas. Nurney – 11th Hussars

Patrick Clancy – Royal Garrison Artillery

Patrick Collins – Royal Navy

Michael Collins – Dublin Fusiliers, wounded and resumed duty.

Jas.Collins – Connaught Rangers, twice wounded and resumed duty.

Peter Collins – 8th Hussars

Charles McNamara – Leinster Regiment

John J. Carberry – Irish Guards

John Mattock – Royal Flying Corps.


Percival Lea-Wilson – Captain 18th Royal Irish Regiment; lately District-Inspector in charge of Dunshaughlin

Henry Bonham – Instructor School of Musketry, Military Camp, Dollymount;  (Sergt. Dunboyne R.I.C.)

John P. Banahan – Irish Guards (Enfield R.I.C. Const.).

John Brock – Irish Guards (Const.) Navan; promoted Sergeant

Michael Considine – Irish Guards; Julianstown (Const.); promoted Sergeant

Richard Collis  – Irish Guards, Carnaross (Const.)

Gerald Cullen – 10th Dublin Fusiliers (Const.), Navan, promoted Corporal

George Forbes – 5th Lancers, joined at outbreak of war (Const.), Moynalty; promoted Sergeant

Wm J. Flower  – Irish Guards (Const.) Moynalty

Thomas M. Fahey – Irish Guards (Corporal), wounded (Const.), Navan

Constable Hughes – 2nd Irish Guards; Kells

P. Kinsella – Irish Guards, wounded (Const.) Kells

Thomas Lally – Irish Guards (Corporal) (Const.) Navan

James Martin – Royal Army Medical Corps. (Const.), Oldcastle

James McAlister – Irish Guards (Const.), Enfield

Stephen McHale – Irish Guards (Const.), Kilmoon

McCarthy, Constable (Killyon) – General Army  Service, Portobello, March 1916;two

years’ Royal Irish Constabulary Service

Michael Murphy – Irish Guards (Const.), Ticroghan

James M. O’Connor – Intelligence Corps (Const.) Slane.

James Patteson – Irish Guards, volunteered 8th August, 1915.  (Const.) Killyon

James Quinn – 3rd Royal Field Artillery, Reservist, joined outbreak of War; missing, (Const.), Navan and Bohermeen

Anthony Smith – Irish Guards.  (Const.), Kells

John Tease – Irish Guards, wounded, (Const.), Kells

John F. Walsh – Irish Guards, joined November, 1915.  (Const.), Moynalty


Dillon’s Bridge and District.

Pat Bohan, Kentstown.

WM. Bohan, Kentstown.

Robert Bohan, Kentstown.

Terry Monaghan, Kentstown.

John Sheils, Kentstown.

Dunboyboyne District, Including Clonee, &c.

Thomas Bodie – 2nd Irish Guards, Clonee.

Thomas McKeown, Clonee.

Patrick Nulty, Clonee

Michael Dore – Highland regiment; Clonee.

James Byrne, Clonee.

Peter Byrne, Clonee.

Joseph Reilly, Clonee.

John Meehan, Clonee.


F.Gaffrey, Navan.

John McCormack – (R.). Rejoined Royal Garrison Artillery; invalided March 1916. (Navan Irish National Volunteers).

Robert Carson – Navan Post Office. Joined Telegraph Corps, Leinsters, 27th March 1916.


J. Dixon, Slane.

Thomas Rose, Slane.

Thomas Nulty, Slane

T. Regan-

P.Regan – Brothers; Beauparc. Joined Irish Guards from R.I.C. in West.


George Barnard – Northumberland Fusiliers; wounded March 1916.

WM. Barnard – Northumberland Fusiliers; killed early in 1915.


Lieut.Wm. Kelly – Adjutant, 5th London Rifle Brigade, now stationed at Salisbury. Enlisted in 1st Leinsters as private. (Brother to Mr. S.Kelly, Trim school).

Austin B. Kelly – Headquarter Staff, D.D.M. in France; originally joined Medical Corps as private. Rejoined from Newcastle on outbreak. (Son of Mr. S. Kelly, Trim school).

It is  interesting to add that the latest Irish V.C., Sub- Lieut. A.W. St. C. Tisdall. V.C. belongs to a well-known Meath family, residing at Martry, near Kells.

The following is a brief account of the daring exploit for which this gallant Officer was awarded the V.C.: – During the landing from SS. River Clyde at Gallipoli on 25th April 1915, Sub- Lieut. Tisdall, hearing wounded men on the beach calling for help, jumped into the water, pushing a boat before him and went to their rescue with Ldg. Seamen Malia, Curtis, Parkinson and C.P.O. Perring, he made five trips between the ship and the shore, rescuing several men under heavy fire. He was himself killed on 6th May.