Balmoral Industrial School, Belfast.

ROLL OF HONOUR

The Names of the FALLEN.

ADAIR ROBERT, Sergeant

BEATTIE, A. 17242, Rifleman, 14th Bn., Royal Irish Rifles

CHANCELLOR, SAMUEL, Stoker, H.M.S. Cressy.

COATES, WILLIAM, (missing)

DALZELL, ROBERT, Private

ELLWOOD, HENRY, Private

FERRIS, HUGH, Private,

FITZPATRICK, JOHN, Private

GORMAN, SAMUEL, Lance-Corporal

GOWDY, ROBERT, Private

GREENAWAY, SAMUEL, Lance-Corporal

JAMISON, ROBERT, Lance-Corporal

LOCKHART, GEORGE, Private

LOGAN, JAMES, Private

MAHON, DAVID, Private

MURPHY, BERESFORD, Private

MYLES, RICHARD, Private

McCOMB, JOSEPH, Private

RENNIE, EDWARD, Private

SMEATON, R.J.H., Private

SMITH, MAXWELL, Private

SNOWDEN, WILLIAM, Corporal

WEBSTER, THOMAS, Private

Personal Details

ADAIR ROBERT, (James) Sergeant (Rifleman) Royal Irish Rifles, 11/11/1914. Son of Robert Hunter Adair, of 84, Brussels St., Belfast, and the late Elizabeth Adair. Date left School 12/05/1908.

CHANCELLOR, SAMUEL, Stoker, Royal Navy, H.M.S. “Cressy.” 22/09/1914.  Son of John and Emily Chancellor, of Belfast. Date left School 27/09/1908.

DALZELL, ROBERT, Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 04/11/1918. Date left School 16/06/1912.

DALZELL, ROBERT, Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 21/08/1915. Son of Mrs. S. Dalzell, of 99, Donegall Rd., Belfast. Date left School 16/06/1912.

 ELLWOOD, HENRY, Private, Rifle Brigade, 11/04/1917. Son of Mr. E. Ellwood, of 28, Lansdell Place, Globe Rd., Bethnal Green, London. ONLY ONE LISTED.  Date left School 18/04/1912

FERRIS, HUGH, Private, Date left School, 01/10/1904.

FITZPATRICK, JOHN, Private Date left School, 25/11/1904

GORMAN, SAMUEL, Lance-Corporal, Royal Irish Rifles, 06/06/1916. Son of Mary Gorman, of 1, Florence Terrace, Ballygomartin Road, Belfast, and the late William Matthew Gorman. Date left School, 01/06/1905

GOWDY, ROBERT, Private (Rifleman) Royal Irish Rifles, 14/10/1914. Date left School, 15/02/1902.

GREENAWAY, SAMUEL, Lance-Corporal Royal Irish Rifles, 20/09/1914. Born in Belfast, Enlisted in Belfast. 20/09/1914. Date left School, 24/07/1902.

JAMISON, ROBERT, Lance-Corporal, Date left School, 08/06/1903

LOCKHART, GEORGE, Private, Date left School, 08/02/1907

LOGAN, JAMES, Private, Date left School, 25/10/1910

MAHON, DAVID, Private Date left School, 03/06/1907

MURPHY, BERESFORD, Private, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 10/02/1915. Date left School, 16/12/1901.

MYLES, RICHARD, Private, Date left School 22/07/1914.

McCOMB, JOSEPH, Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 03/05/1915. Son of the late William John and Martha McComb. Date left School 18/03/1913.

RENNIE, EDWARD, Private, Cameron Highlanders, 14/10/1918. Date left School, 11/01/1905.

 SMEATON, R.J.H., Private, Date left School, 17/06/1903.

SMITH, MAXWELL, Private, Date left School, 07/05/1908.

SNOWDEN, WILLIAM, Corporal, Royal Irish Rifles, 04/04/1915. Son of Thomas and Margaret Snowden. Born at Belfast.  Buried at Dundonald Cemetery. Date left School 20/03/1908.

WEBSTER, THOMAS, Private, Royal Irish Rifles, 09/05/1915. Buried at ARMAGH (ST. MARK) CHURCH OF IRELAND CHURCHYARD. Date left School 23/02/1910.

COATES, WILLIAM, (missing). Date left School 17/04/1903

Roll of Honour 1914 - January 1915.

Since the outbreak of war over 126 of former pupils of Balmoral Industrial School have joined the Army, principally the Ulster Division, and some already hold the rank of sergeant, corporal and lance-corporal.

Over 150 are already on active service, and already 9 have been killed, 19 wounded, and 3 are missing. Out of 295 boys who left the school during the years 1911, 1912, 1913, and 1914, 98 are either at the front or in training in various camps.  The roll of honour appears in the school magazine for January, headed by the list of killed as follows:—Navy-Samuel Chancellor, H.M.S. Cressy. Army—Sergeant Robert Adair, Lance-Corporal S. Greenaway, Lance-Corporal R. Jamison, Private R. Gowry, Private D. Mahon, Private R. J. ????????, Private R. Smeaton, and Private Maxwell Smith.

Belfast News-Letter, February 5, 1915.

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