Christ Church, Church of Ireland, Castlerock, County Londonderry.

This memorial is a bronze plate mounted on slate and bearing the following inscription:

“In proud memory of G.R. Bruce, R. Eakin, T. Hampsey, J. Johnston, J.S. Johnston, H. Macauley, J. Macauley, J.D. Macauley, G. Madden, H. Stinson, Churchmen of this Parish who gave their lives in the Great War, 1914- 1918”.

THE NAMES OF THE FALLEN

Bruce, G.R., Midshipman, Royal Navy.

Eakin, R., Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

Hampsey, T., Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

Johnston, J., Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

Johnston, J.S., Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

Macauley, H., Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

Macauley, J., Private, Royal Irish Fusiliers.

Macauley, J.D., Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

Madden, Private, G., Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

Stinson, H., Private, Royal Irish Fusiliers.

R. BRUCE: Midshipman Gervase Ronald BRUCE, Royal Navy. He was killed in action when his ship H.M.S. Monmouth was sunk, November 1914 off the coast of Chile.

EAKIN: Private Robert Eakin, 27916 of the 9th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers was a son of Robert George Eakin of the Cottages (Twelve Apostles), Castlerock and the late Mary Jane Eakin (nee McNabb)HAMPSAY: Private Thomas Hampsey, 9240, 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He enlisted at Coleraine. He was born on the 16th December 1889 and was 25 years old when he was killed. He was the son of William and Elizabeth Hampsey of Fairview Articlave and had three brothers, William James, Alexander and Hugh and two Sisters, Maggie and Lillie.

S. JOHNSTON: Private James Steel Johnston, 9269, 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He was the son of Thomas and Jane Johnston of Pottagh, Castlerock and was 26 years old when he died. James and John (below) Johnston were brothers.

JOHNSTON: Private John Johnston, 19868, 10th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He was the son of Thomas and Jane Johnston of Knocknogher, Articlave, Castlerock. James (above) and John Johnston were brothers.

MACUALEY, Private Hugh McCauley, 24955, 10th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

He was the son of James and Elizabeth McCauley of Daisyhill, Upper Articlave. He was killed in action on the 16th August 1917 at the battle of Passchendaele and was aged 22 years.

MACAULEY: Private Johnny McCauley, 42466, 9th (North Irish Horse) Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers. He was the son of James Dill and Elizabeth McCauley of Daisyhill, Upper Articlave.

D. MACAULEY: Private John D. McCauley, 19875, 10th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

MADDEN: Private George Madden, 24675,10th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He was a son of Andrew Madden, Articlave. On the 8th August 1907 he married Martha McCallion, Pottagh in St. Paul’s Parish Church. They had four children, Bobby, Annie, Andrew, and George.

STINSON; Private Hugh Stinson, 12691, 6th Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers. He was the son of Thomas and Mary Ann Stinson, Castlerock and was born on the 17th July 1892. His father had been the Headmaster of Articlave Public Elementary School. He was killed in action on 15th August 1915 aged 23 years.

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