Military Medals Awarded To Ulster Men

The Military Medal was established on 25 March 1916. It was the other ranks’ equivalent to the Military Cross, which was awarded to commissioned officers and Warrant Officers, (although W.O.s could also be awarded the M.C.).

This list is an ongoing project.

Agnew, G., Corporal Royal Irish Rifles, 69 Euson Street, Belfast.
Aicken, J., (18601) Private Machine Gun Corps, 5 Malvern Place, Belfast.
Allen, T.J., Private 8/3378, Royal Irish Rifles.
Anderson, W., 23294
Andress J., Private, R.A.M.C., 15 Downing Street, Belfast.
Andrews Arthur, Sergeant Royal Berkshire Regiment 95 Portallo Street, Belfast.
Arkless B., Lance-Corporal 19430, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Armaur, D., Private 14774 R.A.M.C., Paxton Street, Belfast.
Armour D., Lance-Corporal 9th Batt. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (Tyrone Volunteers).
Armour David, 14774 Private R.A.M.C., 32 Paxton Street, Belfast.
Armstrong W., (22981) Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Auld A., Corporal Royal Irish Rifles, 7 Ashwood, Bloomfield, Belfast is a well known sprinter of Willowfield Harriers Club.
Ayleward, Private Royal Dublin Fusiliers (formally Royal Irish Constabulary).
Barnes Edward, Corporal (12513) Royal Irish Rifles, who has been awarded the Military Medal for gallantry with a trench mortar battery, is a son of Mr. Ben Barnes, 74 Bloomfield Avenue, late of H.M. Coastguards, Whiteabbey, County Antrim. Before being sent to the battery he was in the East Belfast Regiment. [U.V.F.]
Barnhill D., 11/14673 Corporal Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Bartholomew S., (17681) Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Bate W. R., (10/43042) Private Royal Irish Rifles
Beecher P., (22711) Private Royal Irish Fusiliers
Bingham M.J., Rifleman 8th Batt. Royal Irish Rifles (East Belfast Volunteers) who has been awarded the M.M. for his bravery on 10th June 1916 is just 18 years of age and his mother resides at 64 Rowland Street, Belfast. His father is also on active service with the 10th Batt. Royal Irish Rifles.
Birkmyre C. J. H., 17268 Lance-Corporal, Royal Irish Rifles.
Black A., Private R.A.M.C.
Black W., Gunner 308315 Royal garrison Artillery (Donegal).
Blair James, Corporal (19857) Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, also receives his decoration for bravery with the trench mortars. He was originally in the Derry Regiment. [U.V.F.]
Blair S., Rifleman Royal Irish Rifles, Cloughfern, County Antrim.
Blakey D.H., 11/18634 Sergeant Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Bloomer W.J., Private Black Watch, 36 Hunter Street, Belfast.
Boyd George T., Lance-Corporal Winnipeg Rifles (Red Cross Dept.) Native of Castlefin, formally employed by Canadian Northern Railway. A native of County Donegal, his brother lives at 2a Governor Road, Derry.
Boyle J., (23980) Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Bradley G., Sergeant Machine Gun Corps, Greenmount Villas, Henderson Avenue, Belfast formally of Whitewell.
Brown P., Private 7th Batt. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Campbell C., B.3/7581 Lance-Corporal, Royal Irish Rifles.
Campbell Thomas, Lance-Corporal Canadian Mounted Infantry Company.
Carruthers Catherine, Miss, Staff Nurse Dublin. Miss Carrutbers was born in Glasgow and obtained her certificate at Glasgow Royal infirmary afterwards serving as a staff nurse at the Rotunda Hospital Dublin. In 1913 she went to Belfast and took out her certificate as a maternity nurse at the Maternity Hospital in Townsend Street. Miss Carruthers next went to the Duchess of Montrose's Hospital at Govan for training maternity nurses for the Highlands and she also joined the Territorial Nursing Association immediately after the outbreak of war the Territorial Nurses were mobilised and after spending some time in the Stobhill Hospital Miss Carruthers was sent to the front arriving in France on Christmas morning1914. She has ever since been engaged nursing the wounded at the front. On the 15th November last she was working at a clearing station when it was bombed by enemy aircraft. Miss Carruthers was wounded by a fragment of a bomb but notwithstanding her injuries she remained on duty for two days. For this great act of devotion and bravery she was mentioned in the dispatches of the Commander-in-Chief published on the 5th inst. and has now been awarded the Military Medal. Her twin sister is also serving with the forces. She is a sister of Lieutenant W. Carruthers 3rd Battalion Royal Irish Rifles attached Royal Engineers who was invalided home some time ago from Salonika where he had seen active service for fifteen months and has now returned to duty.
Clarke J., Corporal 16222, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Comisky J., Lance-Corporal Irish Guards native of Tasson, Clontibert, Castleblaney. Before enlisting he had been in the Royal Irish Constabulary. Now attached to the Royal Flying Corp.
Connor A., Private 18111, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Cooke Robert Francis, Lance Corporal Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Londonderry City
Corporal Blain of the Royal Irish Rifles was a Special Reservist. He enlisted in the 3rd. Battalion at Belfast in the summer of 1908.
Craven J., Lance-Corporal (43276) Royal Irish Fusiliers is one of the Englishmen recently transferred to the division in which he is now serving.
Crisp G. H., (64394) Corporal Royal Engineers, Bannerman Street, Liverpool
Croll Samuel A., Private Canadian Infantry awarded the M.M for bravery under shellfire is the son of the late Mr. Samuel Croll, Lindfield House, Belfast.
Cully William J. Corporal Machine Gun Corp. 2 Canada Street Belfast.
Dale I. H., 10/14407 Sergeant (acting C.S.M.) 10th Batt. Royal Irish Rifles (South Belfast Volunteers).
Dann H., Sergeant Royal Highlanders.
Dempster A.C., 10/14357, Private 10th Batt. Royal Irish Rifles (South Belfast Volunteers).
Dickson G., (35124) Driver Royal Field Artillery (Ulster Division)
Dickson J., Private 6550, Royal Irish Rifles.
Diver Thomas W., Lance Corporal Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Londonderry City
Dodwell T., Lance-Corporal 15199, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Doherty James, Private Royal Irish Fusiliers. Londonderry City
Donaghy R., Corporal (25268) Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Son of the late Mr Frank Donaghy, Cookstown.
Dunlop, David Alexander, Royal Irish Rifles. The action which lead to him being awarded the Military Medal involved carrying wounded from no mans land back to their own lines and safety. (Thanks to J.M.S. for information.)
Dunlop William, M.C., M.M. and Bar, 2nd Lieut. Royal Field Artillery. Londonderry City.
Dunne G., Lance-Corporal 41887 Middlesex Regiment.
Ellis William, Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Coleraine (wounded).
Ferris, Samuel, Lance-Corporal, (14/17616), Royal Irish Rifles. Husband of Mrs. E. Flanagan (formerly Ferris), of  49, Coolderry St., Belfast. His name is listed on Dromore War Memorial as being awarded the M.M., although his MIC certificate doesn’t list it, he is more importantly listed in the London Gazette for this bravery award (Information kindly supplied by Gerald Donaghy-Black and Jeffrey Martin.)
Fern H., (43036) Lance-Corporal Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Fillis W., (24265 Private) Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Jubilee Terrace, Coleraine.
Finegan P., Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 21Bagot Street, Belfast.
Finlay William, Sergeant Royal Irish Rifles (Regimental Medical Staff) 9 Dandy Street, Whitehead, Count Antrim.
Fisher J., H.5662, Bandsman Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Fitzgerald H., (54696) Private Royal Army Medical Corp. (Ulster Division).
Fitzsimon James, Corporal Royal Irish Rifles, son of Mr. C.E. Fitzsimon, ex-Sergeant Royal Irish Constabulary, 172 Roden Street, Belfast.
Flexon J., (68250) Private Royal Army Medical Corp. (Ulster Division).
Flood P., (25295) Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Forker W.G., Sergeant-Major Argyle and Southerland Highlanders, 13 Church Street, Portadown, awarded the M.M. on 12th July. (K.I.A.)
Forsythe David J., Lance-Corporal 12th Batt. Royal Irish Rifles.
Foster F., Corporal, 14176 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Foster Fred, Sergeant Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Market Street, Lisburn. (KIA).
Fulford Harold, Sapper Royal Engineers is the son of Mr. A.R. Fulford, 27 Florenceville Avenue, Belfast.
Gallagher Joseph, Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Londonderry City.
Garland P. A., 46318, Bombardier Royal Garrison Artillery. He is serving in a trench mortar battery of the Ulster Division.
Garvin J., Private 10th Batt. Royal Irish Rifles (South Belfast Volunteers).
Gaskin J., 8695, Private Royal Irish Rifles.
Getgood T., Sergeant Royal Irish Rifles, son of Mr. G. Getgood, 251 Crumlin Road, Belfast.
Gault, James Private, 10436, 4th Guards Brigade. Son of Samuel and Ellen Gault, Kilcoobin, Bushmills. Citation. During the successful raid on BEAULIEU  FME. on the night of April 3rd 1918 this soldier’s dash and initiative were beyond all praise. As a scout preceding the storming column, he went forward under heavy fire and single handed attacked a German post, thus allowing his section to come forward without being fired on. Immediately his comrades had come up, he again went forward to cover their advance and cut gaps in the hedges, in spite of being heavily fired on. His coolness and bravery were beyond all praise. 30th April 1918. Kindly supplied by David Steele.
Gibson J., (16/521) Company Sergeant Major, Royal Irish Rifles
Gilbert R., Private 8784 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Gillan T., Sergeant Private Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Gilles C., (21833) Private Royal Irish Fusiliers
Gillespie R.S., (40988) Staff-Sergeant Royal Army Medical Corps, Mayo Street, Belfast (bar to previously awarded medal).      
Gorman M., (20938) Private Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Gourley R., (29358) Private Yorkshire Regiment, son of Mrs. Gourley, 17 Richmond Street, Belfast.
Graham J. R., (9/13603) Acting-Corporal Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Ardstraw, Co. Tyrone.
Graham John, Private Royal Irish Fusiliers 49 Hill Street, Lurgan. Private Graham is a son of Mr. John Graham, 49 Hill Street, Lurgan and was a member of the Ulster Volunteer Force from which he enlisted in the Armagh Battalion. He is attached to a trench mortar battery.
Gray J., Private Royal Irish Rifles, 280 Springfield Road, Belfast.
Green William, Corporal Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Londonderry City
Greenfield R.S., Private R.A.M.C. Batchelor Lane, Lisburn.
Gribben P., (20941) Private Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Hamill T.J., Corporal Royal Engineers, Summerfield Lodge, Dundonald, County Down and formally of Mossley, County Antrim.
Hamilton Robert, (15572) Lance-Sergeant Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Fountain Street, Derry.
Hamilton Robert, D.C.M., M.M., C.S.M. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Londonderry City.
Hammond J. H., (41237) Corporal Royal Engineers, Main Street, Donegal.
Hanna F., (24558) Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Harbinson J., 19551, Sergeant 11th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles, Glenavy, County Antrim. For most conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during operations around Hierweg on 25th October1918. When the officers and N.C.O.'s had all become casualties he collected and reorganised the remainder of the company under the heaviest machine-gun fire and then led the men three successive times to the attack upon a strongly defended house suffering heavy casualties each time. He finally captured the house with six machine guns killing the garrison and thus enabled the right flank of the battalion to get forward. He was also awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal and the Belgian Croix de Guerre.
Harbison R., (19117) Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Drumcroon, Coleraine, County Londonderry.
Harris J. R., (21309) Gunner Royal Field Artillery (Ulster Division).
Harrison Thomas, (13/17838) Rifleman was the fourth son of Mr. Samuel Harrison, Regent Street Masonic Hall, Newtownards who is foreman to the Urban Council. The news of his death just received was accompanied by the following letter: -"The King commands me to assure you of the true sympathy of his Majesty and the Queen in your sorrow. Derby, Secretary of State for War." He had been reported missing since 1st July and now officially reported killed in action.
Haslett L., 11/23960 Corporal 11th Batt. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (Donegal Fermanagh Volunteers) of Rosslea was previously awarded the D.C.M.
Hayes W. J., (35894) Gunner Royal Field Artillery, Belfast.   
Hennessy Herbert, Sergeant Royal Fusiliers. Late of staff of the Provincial Bank of Ireland Ltd, Belfast. He was recently awarded the Military medal and is now officially reported as missing and is believed to be a Prisoner of War.
Heslop S., Sergeant 18228 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Rathfriland Street, Banbridge. Had served in the Royal Irish Constabulary prior to enlisting.
Hodges H.E., Rifleman Royal Irish Rifles. Youngest son of Mr. H. Hodges, Tyrella, County Down and brother of Mrs. Arthur Martin Rusk, Upper Malone, Belfast.
Hogg H.B., Sergeant Royal Scots Fusiliers, formally of 13 Ebrington Terrace, Waterside, Londonderry.
Hogg J., Lance-Sergeant 12281, Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Holmes J.G., Private R.A.M.C. (Ulster Division) 12 Saint Andrew Square, Belfast.
Hopkins John, Sergeant (8363) Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Before the war he was employed by Rev D. Miller, Armagh. He is the Son-in-Law of Mrs J. Raynor, Chief Warder H.M. Prison, Armagh.
Hopkins R. W., (43114) Lance-Corporal Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Humphrey W., 11977 Corporal Royal Irish Rifles. He is a former member of the U.V.F. in Belfast.
Humphrey William, Corporal Royal Irish Rifles Trench Mortar Battery.
Hunter B., (15572) Lance-Sergeant Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Limavady and Belfast.
Hunter J.A., Sergeant, 19929, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers previously won the Distinguished Conduct Medal while serving as a private. On that occasion he joined a platoon of another battalion and got to the enemy's front line with only four men but held his own there for eight hours as long as his bombs lasted. He rushed and knocked out a machine gun taking seven prisoners. On one occasion he chased two enemy officers who were finally captured by some men of the regiment.
Ireland W., Private Seaforth Highlanders. Son of James Ireland, 18 Eton Street, Belfast.
Irwin Frederick, 2nd Lieut. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Londonderry City
Irwin Fred, (15631) Sergeant Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Limavady and Derry.
Jackson J., 15634 Lance-Sergeant, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Jackson James Henry, M.M. and Bar, Sergeant, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers from Londonderry City.
Jackson R., (12/17939) Lance-Corporal, Royal Irish Rifles.
Jamison T., Sergeant North Irish Horse.
Jamison William, 7759 Sergeant, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 6 Fairfield Street, Belfast.
Jeffrey R., (15644) Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Londonderry.
Johnston A., (9/14970) Lance-Corporal Royal Irish Rifles, 79 Bristol Street, Belfast.
Johnston J., (28217) Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Johnston R., Sergeant Royal Irish Rifles 48 Bright Street, Belfast.
Johnston W.I., Sergeant 16/1086, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Jones M. A., (16981) Lance-Corporal Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Jordan L., Lance-Corporal Rifle Brigade, Ballygowan, County Down.
Kearney J., Sergeant Connaught Rangers (wounded) 40 North Queen Street, Belfast. Before the war he was a member of the Belfast Irish National Volunteers.
Keeling G., Lance-Corporal 10225, Royal Irish Rifles.
Kelly J., (17/240) Rifleman Royal Irish Rifles.
Kennedy J., (9010) Sergeant Royal Irish Rifles.
Keogh W. H., Sergeant (2762) Australian Infantry is a son of Mrs. A. Keogh, newsagent, 60 Stranmillis Road, Belfast. He is 21 years of age and in addition to being awarded the Military Medal had previously been mentioned in despatches. Prior to emigrating to Australia over three years ago Sergeant Keogh was an apprentice shipwright at Messrs. Workman Clark's. The ribbon of the decoration was presented to Sergeant Keogh on parade by General Birdwood who in congratulating him asked was he an "Anzac" man and when he replied in the affirmative the General shook him warmly by the hand and said he was always proud to do so with any Peninsula man. The deed for which Sergeant Keogh received the medal is described as follows-"For a reconnaissance of No Man's Land and the enemy's position under intent fire, and obtaining valuable information during day and night patrols."
Kidd E., (11/6659) Private Royal Irish Rifles, Randalstown, County Antrim.
Kinghorn William N., 10/10578 Corporal Royal Irish Rifles, 34 Grove Street, Belfast.
Kyle R., Corporal Trench Mortar Battery son of Mr. Robert Kyle, 142 Upper Meadow Street, Belfast.
Kyle R., Lance-Corporal 15/11996 Royal Irish Rifles.
Laird W., (14695) Sergeant Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Laird W., Sergeant 14695, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Lambert W., (14845) Lance-Sergeant Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Lennon Joseph, 9820 Sergeant Royal Irish Fusiliers, Annaghanoon, Waringstown, County Down.
Letters R., 6359 Private Royal Irish Rifles.
Lindsay William, (Junior) Private 11th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles. His parents live at Main Street, Crumlin, County Antrim.
Little D., (9/13654) Lance-Corporal Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Leekpatrick, Strabane, County Tyrone.
Logan A., (12649) Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Long J., Private 7804 Royal West Kent Regiment, Belfast.
Lough John, Private Argyle and Southerland High, Londonderry City.
Lowe J., (53868) Sergeant Royal Army Medical Corps, 26 Cabra Park, Dublin.
Lowther J., 9362 Sergeant Royal Irish Rifles.
Lowther M., 15705 Lance-Corporal Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Marshall A., Private 13/6028 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Matier Thomas, Sergeant11th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles M.M. and bar.
Matthews H. T., Lance-Corporal 5077 Royal Irish Rifles.
Matthews Thomas, Private Canadians Late of High Street, Killyleagh and the East Down Ulster Volunteer Force.
Mayes W., (26322) Gunner Royal Field Artillery.
M'Call W., (20165) Private Royal Irish Fusiliers.
M'Cann P., Private 10449 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
McCann P., 27386 Bombardier Royal Garrison Artillery. He is serving in a trench mortar battery of the Ulster Division.
McCarley W., Private 41329, Royal Irish Fusiliers.
M'Cartney H. R., Private, 11/17360 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
McCole Jas., Sapper Royal Engineers. First Antrim man to be awarded the Military Medal.
M'Clay T.L., (9/13603) Acting-Corporal Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Laghey, Co. Donegal.
M'Clay William, Corporal Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Londonderry City.
M'Clements A., (9/15367) Acting-Corporal Royal Irish Rifles, 131 Snugville Street, Belfast.
M'Clurg R., (16856) Lance-Corporal Royal Irish Rifles, John Street, Crossgar, County Down.
M'Connell J., (14703) Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
McCormack J.J., Sergeant Royal Dublin Fusiliers, formally Royal Irish Constabulary.
M'Cormack J., Sergeant, Royal Field Artillery.
M'Cormick J., (90350) Acting-Sergeant, Royal Field Artillery (Ulster Division).
M'Cormick W., (41075) Private Royal Army Medical Corps, 53 Beverley Street, Belfast.
McDonald Donald, Private, Crumlin Road, Belfast. Before enlisting he was a piano tuner in Messrs Crane's, Belfast. (killed).
M'Dowell John, C.A11155 Canadian Machine Gun Corps, belongs to Ballymena his relatives live in Kinhilt Street. He enlisted as a private in Princess Patricia's Regiment and was promoted to a commission last September from the rank of sergeant. He has been at the front for 18 months. His brother Private Hugh M'Dowell, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers has been killed in action.
M'Dowell Sam, Sergeant 7th Canadian (K.I.A.)
McGrann David, Private Royal Irish Fusiliers.McGuinness, Irish Guards.
M'Ilwaine J., Lance-Corporal 16247, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
McGuinness, Irish Guards.
Lance-Corporal Thomas (Tommy) McIlroy M.M. No: 19878, Private, 2nd Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He enlisted at Finner Camp in Donegal and in 1917 he was awarded the Military Medal as a result of his bravery during the Battle of Cambrai.  He died on the 21st March 1918 as a result of being gassed. He was 22 years old. Information kindly supplied by his niece Mrs. D. Watters. (See Kilrea, Co. Londonderry page.)
McIlroy, William, Lance-Corporal, Royal Irish Rifles, Aberdeen Street, Belfast
M'Ilwaine J., Lance-Corporal 16247, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
M'Ilvenney, Private, Royal Irish Rifles was a Special Reservist. He enlisted in the 3rd. Battalion at Belfast in the summer of 1908.
McKenzie Charles, Driver A.S.C. Australian Imperial Force.
McKnight H., Private Royal Irish Rifles, 39 Rowan Street, Belfast.
McMullan Alex., (14162) Corporal Royal Irish Fusiliers, Ballyshannon.
McMurray Sergeant MM and Bar.
McNair S. Hugh, Seaforth Highlanders,10 Ferguson Drive, Strandtown, Belfast, previously reported wounded now dead.
Minney F., 5/22202 Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Minnis William, Sergeant Royal Engineers, 13 Ribble Street, Belfast. Was a riveter at the Queen's Island shipyard.
Mitchell K., (15747 Private) Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Aubrey Street, Derry.
M'Mullan A., Lance-Corporal 14162, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
M'Nab G., Private 6957 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Moore R., 9/15621 Sergeant, Royal Irish Rifles.
Moore Robert, Sergeant Royal Irish Rifles formally West Belfast U.V.F. of 227 Springfield Road, Belfast. Awarded for gallantry during a raid on German trenches. Son of Mr. Thomas Moore a Past Provincial Officer of the Masonic Province of Ulster.
Morton J., (41181) Sergeant Royal Army Medical Corps, 101 Mountcollyer Road, Belfast.
M'Parland W. J., (20195) Sergeant Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Carton Hugh, Quartermaster Sergeant, Irish Guards. Mr. Robert Carton, Kirkhills, Ballymoney, received the Military Medal which was awarded to his late son for bravery in the field in June last and who was killed in action last September The authorities offered to present Mr. Carton with the medal at a parade but owing to advancing years he did not think this advisable. The act for which the medal was awarded occurred in an attack on the German trenches the officers had been shot and the attack seemed likely to be a failure when Sergeant Carton reformed the men under fire and led them in a bayonet attack which proved successful and cleared the enemy's trenches. He was promoted to the rank of Quartermaster-Sergeant after the charge.
Mulholland George, Sergeant 18th Batt. Royal Irish Rifles.
Mulligan S., Sergeant Royal Irish Rifles son of Mr J. C. Mulligan, Magherally, Banbridge, County Down.
Murphy M., Sergeant Irish Guards (Volunteer Contingent) a native of Sligo. Before enlisting he had been in the Royal Irish Constabulary stationed at Manorcunningham, County Donegal.
Murray Charles, Private Royal Irish Regiment, Draperstown, County Tyrone.
Murray Thomas, 7339 1st Class Air Mechanic (wireless operator) son of John Murray Chapel Terrace, Castlederg, County Tyrone.
Myles A., Corporal King's Own Scots Borders, son of Mrs Bruckless, Ardstraw.
Nelson Albert E., Lance Corporal (6322) 4th Batt. Royal Irish Rifles, son of Albert Edward and Mary A. Nelson of 96 Bryson Street, Belfast. His father had been notified officially that his son Albert, who was posted as missing on July 1, 1916 was killed on that date. Deceased had been awarded the M.M. for an act of gallantry under heavy fire in the early part of 1916. He was 22 years of age and enlisted 2 years ago prior to which he was employed at Beechfield Works.
Nelson Thomas A., Private 17/2021 Royal Irish Rifles, Killyleagh, County Down, son of ex-Sergeant T. Nelson, Royal Irish Constabulary. Formally in the Royal Irish Constabulary.
Nicholson P.C., Sergeant Royal Irish Fusiliers. He also was awarded a bar to the medal awarded him in the "London Gazette" on 27th November 1916. He is the second man of the Fusiliers to win this double distinction.
Nolan P. A., (6481) Sergeant Irish Guards, Derry Road, Omagh, County Tyrone.
O'Connell, Lance-Corporal Royal Dublin Fusiliers.
O'Hara J., (14919) Sergeant, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Sheeptown, Newry and Lisburn.
O'Hea Daniel Patrick, M.M. and Bar, Company Sergeant Major, Highland Light Infantry, Londonderry City.
Orr James, Sergeant, Royal Field Artillery.
Owen A. E., (64525) Lance-Corporal Royal Engineers, Clonlee, Larne County Antrim.
Owens A.E., Lance-Corporal Royal Engineers.
Owens Peter, Sergeant Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Londonderry City.
Palmer Herbert, Sergeant Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Thomas Street, Portadown
Palmer W.H., Sergeant 14601, R. I. R.
Partridge H., (23847) Private Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Paysden G., (K.I.A.) (14/19720) Private Royal Irish Rifles, Connsbrook Avenue, Belfast.
Peake W. J., Corporal (13/19168) Royal Irish Rifles belonged to Ballywalter. He had been reported missing since 1st July and now officially reported killed in action.
Pinnock L., 2787 Sergeant (Signaller) Rifle Brigade, 33 Moorgate Street, Belfast.
Potter A. E., Pte. 24708 Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Price P., (17102) Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Priest T., Sergeant Royal Dublin Fusiliers, formally Royal Irish Constabulary.
Purdy W., 17742 Sergeant Machine Gun Corps (late Royal Irish Rifles).
Pury McDermott, Corporal.
Quinn J., Corporal Leinster Regiment, son of Mr. J. Quinn, 145 Mill Street, Belfast. (killed).
Quinn W. F., (41192) Private Royal Army Medical Corps, 3 Liffey Street, Belfast.
Rafferty P., (43034) Sergeant Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Rice J.J., Private 2504 Leinster Regiment.
Robinson A., Sergeant 18467 Royal Munster Fusiliers, formally Royal Dublin Fusiliers.
Robinson H., Private 7th Batt. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Robinson R.E., Private Royal Irish Fusiliers, son of Mr A. Robinson, Church Street, Poyntspass, County Armagh.
Robinson T., 2nd Class Air Mechanic G/26969 Royal Flying Corp. late of Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Rodgers Edward, Corporal Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry is a son of Mrs. Catherine Rodgers, Carrickadowson, Raphoe, Co. Donegal. Prior to enlisting he was employed in the Glasgow Post Office. His brother Lance-Corporal John Rodgers, Royal Army Medical Corps is serving in Glasgow.
Rodgers James, (29378) Corporal Canadians, 129 Park Avenue, Belfast.
Roffey S., (87283) Gunner Royal Field Artillery (Ulster Division).
Rogers James, Corporal 129 Parkgate Avenue, Belfast. He has 2 brothers in the war.
Rogers John, Sapper Royal Engineers, Killeshandra, Cavan.
Roman P., (6/7380) Private Royal Irish Rifles.
Ronan P., Rifleman Royal Irish Rifles.
Roulston Robert, 14489, Sergeant, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (Donegal Volunteers), Newtoncunningham, Co. Donegal, has been awarded the Military Medal. He holds an Ulster Division Certificate for conspicuous bravery during a raid.
Row W., 10055 Corporal (Acting Sergeant) Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Russell, 9/15884, Sergeant.
Russell S., (17127) Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Russell W.L., Sergeant Royal Irish Rifles, of 30 Westland Street, Belfast.
Scott E., Corporal Royal Irish Rifles, Laurencetown, County Down.
Shanahan J., Private 24961 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Shanahan James, Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, son of Mrs A. Shanahan dispensary midwife for Roslea district of Clones Union and had served his time and worked at the tailoring trade with Messes J. Bright & Co. Clones.
Shields P., Private 9672, Royal Irish Rifles.
Shields William, M.M. (15996) Corporal Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Londonderry City.
Simms J., Private 11/196, 9th Batt. Royal Irish Rifles (West Belfast Volunteers).
Sinclair Andrew, Corporal Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Londonderry City
Sloane T.J., Private Royal Irish Rifles, 30 Foreman Street, Belfast.
Smith J. E., (25113) Sergeant Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Smith S., Private, 9/19337, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Smyth A., Rifleman Royal Irish Rifles, Crossmacreevy, Moneyrea, County Down.
Steele William Stuart, (15970) Lance-Corporal Royal Irish Rifles, Lewis Gun Section is the eldest son of Mr. Arthur Steele, Brougham Street, Belfast and prior to the war was in the employment of Messrs. Harland & Wolff Ltd. Belfast. He had transferred to the Royal Flying Corps. He was a member of the Ulster Volunteer Force.
Stevenson William, Corporal.
Stewart John, 72198, Bombardier Royal Field Artillery.
Strathclyde Ernest, Sergeant 160822 or 100822 Army Service Corp.
Strathdee E., Sergeant Army Service Corp. (Motor Ambulance Section son of Mrs A. Strathdee, Princess Street, Portrush and husband of Mrs Strathdee, Central Fire Station, Belfast.
Summerville Tom, Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Ballybay, County Donegal.
Switzer Albert, Gunner (now Bombardier) 31763, Royal Field Artillery has been awarded the Military Medal for gallantry in the field on October 15, 1916 when he carried despatches under heavy shell fire after all communication lines had been cut off. Switzer who was presented with the ribbon of his decoration in the firing line is just 18 years of age and before enlistment was employed on the Great Northern Railway. The only son of Mr. Albert Switzer, 11 Primrose Street, Ormeau Road, Belfast. He is a member of the East Belfast Regiment, U.V.F.

Tarbett R., (41382) Sergeant Royal Army Medical Corps, Roundhill Street, Belfast
Taylor A., (14735) Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Saint Johnston, County Donegal
Taylor J., Corporal 18258, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Thompson J., 9089 Sergeant Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Thompson Stanley, 1770 Driver, 5th Canadian Field Ambulance.
Thorp H., (50774) Private Royal Army Medical Corps formerly of Bessbrook and Rockfort House, Kingstown.
Tolcher L., (21903) Private Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Twyble William, Sergeant (57485) Royal Engineers son of Mr. William James Twyble sub-postmaster of Aughacommon, Lurgan enlister shortly after the outbreak in the West Belfast U.V.F. Regiment of the Royal Irish Rifles from which he was transferred to 9 Signalling Company of the Royal Engineers. Before the war he was employed by Messrs Murphy & Stevenson, Belfast.
Turkington, S. J., Rifleman, Royal Irish Rifles, Magheragall, Lisburn, Co. Antrim.
West Ralph, 1049 Lance-Corporal South Irish Horse, Belfast.
Wharton J., (8185) Private Royal Irish Rifles.
Whelan John, 31353 Gunner Royal Field Artillery, 89 Rosylan Street, Belfast.
Whelan R. S., (10/16093) Sergeant Royal Irish Rifles, 372b Ravenhill Road, Belfast.
Whitfield T. C., (21133) Private Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Wilson A., Private Royal Irish Rifles.
Wilson A., 9/4040 Private Royal Irish Rifles.
Wilson John, Private Royal Irish Rifles, 9 Linwood Street, Belfast.
Wilson Thomas, Sergeant R.A.M.C., Black Row, Woodburn, Carrickfergus, County Antrim.
Wolfe R. J., 18600 Lance-Sergeant Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Woodside W. J., (14/6905) Corporal Royal Irish Rifles, 312 Shankill Road, Belfast.
Wray C., (18279) Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Churchtown, County Donegal.
Wright A.H., Sapper Royal Engineers, son of William Wright (Late of College Street, Belfast) who is at present serving with the 14th Batt. Royal Irish Rifles (Young Citizen Volunteers).
Young David, Bombardier (43922) R.G.A. is attached to a trench mortar battery and is a son of the late Mr. John Young and Mrs. Young, Bridge Street, Comber. Prior to being awarded the Military Medal Young was presented by his divisional general with a parchment certificate with the words:- "I have read with great pleasure the reports of your commanding officer and brigade commander regarding your gallant conduct and devotion to duty in the field on October 25, 1916." Bombardier Young has a brother James in the army while another brother Albert who was serving with the Highland Light Infantry was killed in action.

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