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WORLD WAR I: Appendix: List of County Kildare Casualties

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Rafferty, John. Reg. No. 11308. Rank; Private, 1st Fusiliers. Died of wounds, France, November 29, 1914. Born Maynooth, Co. Kildare.

Rafferty, Joseph. Army Cadet Corps. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas (J. Rafferty appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Rafter, Cornelius. Reg. No. 9361. Died July 31, 1917. Born Harristown.

Rahilly, T. Reg. No. 4490. Rank; Private, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Reported wounded, June 23, 1917. Born Eustace, Co. Kildare.

Ransome, Henry. Reg. No. 24325. Rank; Sapper, Royal Engineers, 38th Field Company. Died Salonica, October 3, 1918. Born Monastereven, Co. Kildare.

Raybould, Benjamin Thomas. Reg. No. 6323. Died July 11, 1916. Born Curragh.

Rea, J. Rank; Private, Irish Guards. Reported wounded, July 29, 1916. Born Athy.

Reaney, John P. Reg. No. 10431. Died March 22, 1918. Born Curragh Camp.

Reddy, Francis. Reg. No. 7887. Rank; Lance-Corporal, York and Lancaster Regiment, 1st Batt. Killed in action, France, May 24, 1915 Born Monasterevin, Co. Kildare.

Reddy, Lawrence. Reg. No. 24650. Died March 21, 1918. Born Allen, Co. Kildare.

Redman, John. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Killed in action, France 1916. Born Co. Kildare, Age 30.

Reeves, Arthur James. Rank; Second-Lieutenant, 14th Sikhs. Reported wounded (Dardanelles), September 4, 1915. Born Athgarvan House, Co. Kildare, Age 22.

Regan, James. Reg. No. 14251. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 6th Batt. Killed in action, France, April 27, 1916 Born Maynooth, Co. Kildare.

Reid. Rank; Captain, Suffolk Regiment. Missing in action, 1914. Born Newbridge.

Reilly, Andrew. Reg. No. 9200. Rank; Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers 8th Batt. Killed in action, France, August 11, 1917 Born Athy, Co. Kildare.

Reilly, Christopher. Reg. No. 12316. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Died of pneumonia in Kent, (while active) April 11, 1915. Born Naas.

Reilly, James. Reg. No. 8267. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 8th Batt. Died of wounds, France, July 1, 1916. Born Maynooth, Co. Kildare.

Reilly, John. Reg. No. 100920. Rank; Driver, Royal Field Artillery. Died home, May 6, 1916. Born Athy (War Memorial Records detail Athy as being in Co. Clare, this is probably a misprint).

Reilly, John. Reg. No. 6886. Died September 17, 1916. Born Kilcock.

Reilly, Thomas. Reg. No. 11532. Rank; Private, Irish Guards, 2nd Batt. Died wounds, France, April 20, 1918. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare.

Reilly, William. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas (W. Reilly appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Reilly, W. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Died 1916. Born Monasterevin.

Reynolds, Samuel G. Rank; L. Mechanic, R.N.A.S. Active. Born Cookstown (S. Reynolds was listed on the “Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ireland Roll of Honour, The Great War 1914-1919” under Lodge 396, Cookstown).

Reynolds. Rank; Captain. Active 1914. Born Kildare.

Rice, David Henry. Died March 2, 1919. Born Curragh.

Rice, John A. Rank; Sergeant, Hussars. Active. Born Newbridge (J. Rice was listed in the “Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ireland Roll of Honour, The Great War 1914-1919” under Lodge 215, Newbridge).

Rice, W. Rank; Bombadier. Active 1915. Born Newbridge.

Richardson, Ralph Cyril. Reg. No. 9610. Rank; Private, East Yorkshire Regiment, 1st Batt. Killed in action, France, April 16, 1918. Born Curragh, Co. Kildare.

Rigby, William S. Rank; Sergeant. Active 1918. Born Curragh Camp.

Ring, Christopher. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas.

Riordan, T. Reg. No. 6058. Rank; Private, Irish Guards. Reported missing, November 11, 1916. Born Newbridge.

Ripton, W. Reg. No. 31803. Rank; Gunner, Royal Field Artillery. Reported died of wounds, May 17, 1917. Born Naas.

Robinson. North Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action, France, October, 1914. Born Lumville House, Curragh, Co. Kildare (The three Robinsons are brothers from Lumville House, Curragh).

Robinson. Rank; Corporal. Active 1915. Born Kildare.

Robinson, Guy St. G. Rank; Captain. Reported active, March 4, 1916. Born Curragh, Co. Kildare. Decoration Victoria Cross (The three Robinsons are brothers from Lumville House, Curragh).

Robinson, Henry. Rank; Private, 5 Buffs. Reported wounded, Mesopotamia, March 4, 1916. Born Lumville House, Curragh (The three Robinsons are brothers from Lumville House, Curragh).

Robinson, James. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported wounded, March 25, 1916. Born Naas (J. Robinson appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Robinson, N. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas (N. Robinson appeared On Naas Roll of Honour).

Robinson, Nicholas. Reg. No. 11851. Died August 12, 1918. Born Naas.

Robinson, William, Francis. Reg. No. G/24471. Rank; Lance-Corporal, The Middlesex Regiment, 23rd Batt. Killed in action, France, September 30, 1918. Born Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare.

Roche, James P. Rank; Captain, Leinster Regiment (Trench Mortar Battery). Killed in action, France, June 1916 (1917). Born Co. Kildare, Age 20. Decoration Military Cross (Additional information to suggest that J.P. Roche may actually have been killed in 1917: Roche family burial ground is at Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry, where a memorial cross was placed in 1918).

Roche, James P. Rank; Captain, Irish Guards. Wounded 1916. Born Monasterevin.

Rochford, John. Reg. No. 9503 Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Batt. Killed in action, France, November 20, 1916. Born Athy, Co. Kildare.

Rogers, James. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas (J. Rogers appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Rogers, John. Reg. No. 9999. Rank; Private, Irish Guards. Reported wounded, October 28, 1916. Born Naas (J. Rogers may have been from Millbrook, Naas and may have been wounded in June 1915 as well).

Rogers, John. Rank; Private, Royal Irish Rifles. Reported killed enroute for Foreign Service, December 4, 1915. Born Naas.

Rogers, John. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (J. Rogers appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Rogers, Patrick. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (P. Rogers appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Ronaldson, George Eric. No. 14139. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 7th Batt. Killed in action, Balkans, August 16, 1915. Born Leixlip, Co. Kildare.

Ross, William. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (W. Ross appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Rourke, John. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (J. Rourke appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).

Rourke, Patrick. Reg. No. 14891 Rank, Private Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 7th Batt. killed in action, France, April 25, 1916 Born Clane, Co. Kildare.

Rouke, William. Reg. No. 6491. Rank; Private, Royal Munster Fusiliers, 2nd Batt. Killed in action, France, May 9, 1915. Born Suncroft, Co. Kildare.

Rowan, Patrick. Reg. No. 9503. Rank; Private, Irish Guards, 2nd Batt. Killed in action, France, September 27, 1916. Born Ballyadams.

Rowan, William. Reg. No. 11476. Rank; Private, Royal Irish Regiment, 1st Batt. Died of wounds, Egyptian Expeditionary Force, March 18, 1918. Born Wolfhill.

Ryan, Edward. Reg. No. 8669. Rank; Sergeant, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Batt. Killed in action, France, May 24, 1915. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Decoration Distinguished Conduct Medal.

Ryan, J. Rank; Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported wounded, July 29, 1916. Born Athy.

Ryan, Michael. Reg. No. 4482. Rank; Private, Leinster Regiment, 2nd Batt (or Royal Dublin Fusiliers). Killed in action at sea, November 17, 1915. Born Athy, Co. Kildare.

Ryan, P. Rank; Sergeant. Reported to be Prisoner of War, June 3, 1916. Born Athy.

Ryan, Thomas. Reg. No. 9355. Rank; Rifleman, Royal Irish Rifles, 7th Batt. Killed in action, France, August 16, 1917. Born Athy. (Other information suggests that T. Ryan may have served with the Leinster Regiment).

Ryan, Thomas. Served with His Majesty’s Navy. Reported killed in action (Princess Irene disaster), June 5, 1915. Born Newbridge.

Ryan, Thomas F. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Reported active, March 25, 1916. Born Naas. (T. Ryan appeared on Naas Roll of Honour).