CALL TO ARMS – CO. KILDARE WWI WAR DEAD, SURNAMES :

by ehistoryadmin on October 23, 2014

CALL TO ARMS – CO. KILDARE WWI WAR DEAD, SURNAMES Q-S:

HELP NEEDED!

Co. Kildare and The First World War

WE NEED YOUR HELP! YOUR COUNTY NEEDS YOU!

This list is a work in progress and will be published as a book in 2015. Fifth Instalment: SURNAMES Q-S We need feedback and would welcome any additions or corrections people might make: also photos, diaries, medals and memorabilia which could be used for images online or in the forthcoming book would be welcome. People who give material or images of material will be credited as the donors. We are also interested in any information on ‘Kildare’ men active in the war.

Our thanks to: Raymond Tyrrell; Grace Arnold; Stephen Bolger; Kay Brophy; Marian O’Neill; Mary Byrne and Richard Corrigan who have added, or amended, to our list in the past few weeks.

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Quaile, James.
Service No. 16534.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 8th Battalion. Killed in action, 6 April 1916. Born Dublin Road, Naas, Co. Kildare. Age 18. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 127-129, Loos Memorial, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas.

 

Quinlan, Patrick J. Service No. 4687.  Lance-Corporal, Irish Guards, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 8 October 1915. Born Robertstown, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 9 and 10, Loos Memorial, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin.

 

Quinn, Joseph. Service No. 2885.  Private, Irish Guards, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 1 November 1914. Born Celbridge, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Reutal German Cemetery, Memorial 98, Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Celbridge.

 

 

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Rafferty, John. Service No. 11308.  Private, Princess Victoria’s (Royal Irish Fusiliers), 1st Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 29 November 1914. Age 25. Born Maynooth, Co. Kildare. Son of John and Teresa Rafferty (née O’Neill), Maynooth. Grave or Memorial Reference: A. II, Bailleul Communal Cemetery, Nord, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin. Next of kin, Mr. C. Rafferty, The Gardens, Longtown, Sallins, Co. Kildare.

 

Ransome, John Henry. Service No. 24325.  Sapper, Royal Engineers, 38th Field Company. Died of pneumonia, No. 60 General Hospital, Salonica, 3 October 1918. Age 25. Born Monastereven. Son of John Henry and Rebecca Ransome (née Smyth), Ballyfarsoon, Monasterevan. Grave or Memorial Reference: 221, Kirechkoi Hortakoi Military Cemetery, Greece. Supplementary information: Enlisted in Maryborough, Queen’s Co., on 7 April 1913, in the Royal Engineers.

 

Raybould, Benjamin Thomas. Service No. 6323.  Private, Royal Army Medical Corps 8th Field Ambulance. Died of wounds, France, 11 July 1916. Age 22. Born Curragh. Son of Arthur John (ex-S.S.M., Royal Dragoons) and Rose Raybould, Bridlington Grange, Kyabram, Victoria, Australia. Grave or Memorial Reference: II. A. 5, Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-sur-Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted London.

 

Reaney, John Patrick. Service No. 10431.  Sergeant, Royal Munster Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 22 March 1918. Age 24. Born Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare. Son of R.S.M. John (Royal Munster Fusilers) and Bridget Reaney, 4 Castlenorris Terrace, Tralee, Co. Kerry. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 78 and 79, Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Tralee; residence Tralee.

 

Reddy, Francis. Service No. 7887.  Lance-Corporal, York and Lancaster Regiment, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 24 May 1915. Age 29. Born Monasterevan, Co. Kildare. Son of Frank and Annie Reddy, Kill, Monasterevan; husband of Elizabeth Reddy (née Maloney), Clougheen, Monasterevan. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 36 and 55, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Manchester; residence Monasterevan.

 

Reddy, Lawrence. Service No. 24650.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Killed in action, France, 21 March 1918. Age 25. Born Allen, Co. Kildare. Son of Martin and Esther Reddy, Mylerstown, Naas. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 79 and 80, Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Robertstown, Co. Kildare.

 

Reeves, Geoffrey Browning. Captain, 9th (Hodson’s Horse) Bengal Lancers, Indian Army. Accidently killed while on active service, 28 February 1917. Age 26. Born Athgarvan House, Newbridge, 6 September 1891. Son of the late Thomas Browning Reeves and Elizabeth Reeves (née Medlicott), Athgarvan House, Newbridge. Grave or Memorial Reference: C. 12, St. Riquier British Cemetery, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Gazetted second lieutenant, Indian Army, 1911.

 

Regan, James. Service No. 14251.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 9th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 27 April 1916. Born Maynooth. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 127-129, Loos Memorial, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted West Hartlepool, Durham; residence Leixlip.

 

Reid,  Edward Harrington. Captain, Suffolk Regiment, 12th Battalion. Died, 26 August 1914. Age 31. Born Newbridge. Son of George Boileau and Florence M. Reid, Fair Hill, Camberley, Surrey; husband of Elsie Vivian Ogle, Brownes Lodge, Reigate, Surrey. Grave or Memorial Reference: La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France.

 

Reilly, Andrew. Service No. 9200.  Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 8th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 11 August 1917. Age 30. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Son of Ellen Doyle (formerly Reilly, née Thompson), 79 Leinster Street, Athy, and the late Thomas Reilly. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 44 and 46, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Carlow; residence Athy.

 

Reilly, Christopher. Service No. 12316.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 5th Battalion. Died of pneumonia, Kent, 11 April 1915. Age 42. Born Naas, Co. Kildare. Husband of Mary Reilly, Friary Road, Naas. Grave or Memorial Reference: E. 13. 113, St. Corban’s Cemetery, Naas. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas.

 

Reilly, James. Service No. 8267.  Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 8th Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 1 July 1916. Age 20. Born Maynooth, Co. Kildare. Son of Patrick and Bridget Reilly, 2 Greenfield Cottages, Maynooth. Grave or Memorial Reference: I. N. 6, Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Maynooth.

 

Reilly, John. Service No. 23066.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 3 June 1918. Age 29. Born Pluckerstown, Kilmeague, Co. Kildare. Son of Peter and Mary Reilly, Pluckerstown, Kilmeague. Grave or Memorial Reference: F. 27, Cinq Rues British Cemetery, Hazebrouck, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Newcastle-on-Tyne; residence Naas, Co. Kildare.

 

Reilly, John. Service No. 100920.  Driver, Royal Field Artillery, Northern Command Depot. Died, home, 6 May 1916. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Son of James and Bridget Reilly, Levitstown, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: G. 128, Ripon Cemetery, Yorkshire. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas, Co. Kildare.

 

Reilly, John. Service No. 6886.  Private, Irish Guards, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 17 September 1916. Born Kilcock, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Pier and Face, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

 

Reilly, Patrick. Service No. 23163.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, 21 March 1918. Age 26. Born Tinryland, Co. Carlow. Son of Ellen Doyle (formerly Reilly, née Thompson), 79 Leinster Street, Athy, and the late Thomas Reilly. Grave or Memorial Reference: I. E. 2, Unicorn Cemetery, Vendhuile, Aisne, France. Supplementary information: Name recorded as O’Reilly in 1911 census. Brother of Andrew Reilly, killed in action, France, 11 August 1917.

 

Reilly, Thomas. Service No. 11532.  Private, Irish Guards, 2nd Battalion. Died of  wounds, France, 20 April 1918. Born Newbridge. Grave or Memorial Reference: B. I, Cinq Rues British Cemetery, Hazebrouck, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Curragh.

 

Rice, David Henry.  Warrant Officer (Schoolmaster), Corps of Army Schoolmasters. Died, home, 2 March 1919. Born Curragh. Grave or Memorial Reference: W. CE. 1031, Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery, UK. Supplementary information: Enlisted Aldershot, Hants.

 

Richardson, Ralph Cyril. Service No. 9610.  Private, East Yorkshire Regiment, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 16 April 1918. Born Curragh. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 47-48 and 163A, Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Hull.

 

Roache, James. Service No. 9559. Company Sergeant-Major, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 8thBattalion. Died, 25 August 1918 from TB after discharge. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Son of Mary Roache, Leinster Street, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: Trembles 12. 16, Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery, Hampshire, U.K. Supplementary information: Decoration, Distinguished Conduct Medal.

 

Robinson, Arthur. Service No. 9874. North Staffordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 27 September 1914. Age 18. Born Lumville House, Curragh. or Born Sandford Hills, Staffs. Son of Herbert Robinson, Marrilow Heath, Leith, Stoke-on-Trent. Grave or Memorial Reference: La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Stoke-on-Trent; residence Leigh, Staffs.

 

Robinson, Nicholas. Service No. 11851.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 6th Battalion, attached Royal Engineers. Died, Egypt, 12 August 1918. Born Naas, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: V. 16, Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel/Palestine. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas.

 

Robinson, William Francis. Service No. G/24471.  Lance-Corporal, Middlesex Regiment, 23rd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 30 September 1918. Age 30. Born Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare. Son of John Robinson, 2 Galley Hill Terrace, Swamscombe, Kent. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 113-115, Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Gravesend, Kent; residence Northfleet, Kent.

 

Roche, James Patrick.  Second Lieutenant (acting Captain), Royal Field Artillery, 47th Trench Mortar Battery. Killed in action, France, 7 June 1917. Age 29. Born Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry. Son of Stephen and Elsie Roche, Monasterevan, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: X. 78, Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium. Supplementary information: Residence Monasterevan. One sibling born in Co. Kildare, c. 1908. Decoration, Military Cross.

 

Rochford, John. Service No. 9503  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 20 November 1914. Age 25. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 10, Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence North Wales.

 

Ronaldson, George Eric. No. 14139.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 7th Battalion. Killed in action, Balkans, 16 August 1915. Age 21. Born Barn Hall, Leixlip, Co. Kildare. Son of William Rutherford Ronaldson and Margaret Ann Pollock Ronaldson, Barn Hall, Leixlip. Grave or Memorial Reference: Doiran Memorial, Greece. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Leixlip.

 

Rourke, George. Service No. 138781. Rank, Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery, 235th Siege Battery. Died of wounds, France, 20 August 1917. Age 26. Born Caragh. Co. Kildare. Son of James and Elisabeth Rorke, Osberstown, Sallins. Supplementary information: Decoration, Military Medal. Grave or Memorial Reference: II. K. 19, Noeux-les-Mines, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Liverpool; residence Sallins. Formerly no. 2014 Lancs and Cheshire RGA.

 

Rourke, Patrick. Service No. 14891 Rank, Private Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 18th  Battalion. Killed in action, France, 25 April 1916. Born Clane, Co. Kildare. Son of Thomas and Mary Rourke, Clane. Grave or Memorial Reference: Special Memorial 4, Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas.

 

Rourke, William. Service No. 6491.  Private, Royal Munster Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 9 May 1915. Age 31. Born Suncroft, Co. Kildare. Son of the late James Rourke, Suncroft, Curragh Camp. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 43 and 44, Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

 

Ryan, Edward. Service No. 8669.  Sergeant, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, Belgium, 24 May 1915. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 44 and 46, Ypres (Menin Gate), Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas. Decoration, Distinguished Conduct Medal.

 

Ryan, Francis. Service No. 5590. Private, Irish Guards, 1st Battalion Died, France 8 August 1915. Age 23. Born Emo, Queens? Co. Son of Thomas and Mary Ryan, Monasterevan; husband of Bridget Ryan, Rathleash, Portarlington, Queen’s Co. Grave or Memorial Reference: I. A. 14, Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas,

 

Ryan, John. Service No. 55931. Private, Northumberland Fusiliers, 9th Battalion. Killed in action, Belgium, 14 April 1918. Born Carlow. Age 26. Son of John and Mary Ryan, Osberstown, Sallins. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 2, Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted

 

Ryan, Michael. Service No. 4482.  Private, Prince of Wales’s Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians), 2nd Battalion. Died (presumed drowned) at sea, 17 November 1915. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton. Supplementary information: Enlisted Athy; residence Athy. Formerly no. 100270, Royal Field Artillery.

 

Ryan, Patrick Cornelius. Second Lieutenant, East Lancashire Regiment, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, 13 October 1918. Age 21. Born Kilkenny? Castledermot. Son of David and Mary J. Ryan, 3 Reidy’s Terrace, Brownstown, Curragh Camp. Grave or Memorial Reference: V. B. 42, Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle, France.

 

Ryan, Thomas. Service No. 9355.  Rifleman, Royal Irish Rifles, 7th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 16 August 1917. Age 32. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Son of Thomas Ryan; husband of Elizabeth Ryan, Quarry Farm, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 138-140 and 162-162A and 163A, Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Birmingham; residence Athy.

 

Ryan, Thomas. Service No. K/24898. Stoker 2nd Class, Royal Navy. Killed by internal explosion on board HMS Princess Irene, 27 May 1915. Age 28. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Son of Matthew and Bridget Ryan, Lower Eyre Street, Newbridge; husband of Agnes Ryan, 106 Bridge Road, Battersea, London. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 12, Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent.

 

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Sanders, Frederick. Service No. 7211.  Private, Lincolnshire Regiment, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 16 September 1914. Born Curragh. Grave or Memorial Reference: La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Manchester.

 

Sangster, John Hunter Gordon, Service No. 9791.  Lance-Corporal, Royal Irish Rifles, 1st Battalion, C Company. Killed in action, France, 13 January 1915. Age 22. Born Curragh, Co. Kildare. Son of John Hunter and Mary Sangster, 13 Roslen Street, Aberdeen, Scotland. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 42  and 43 Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Aberdeen.

 

Saunderson, Samuel Treherne,  Captain, Royal Air Force, 131st Squadron. Killed while flying in London, 22 April 1918. Born Harristown, Co. Kildare. Adopted son of Percy and Anette La Touche, Harristown. Grave or Memorial Reference: Southeast part, Shawbury (St. Mary the Virgin) Churchyard, Shropshire.

 

Savage, George. Service No. 2967.  Rifleman, Royal Irish Rifles, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 4 March 1917. Born Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15A and 15B Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Balrath, Co. Meath. Formerly no. 39985, Royal Army Medical Corps.

 

Scott, Noel Edmund.  Lieutenant, Royal Engineers, 422nd (West Lancs) Field Company. Died of gunshot wounds near Ypres, 21 September 1917. Age 24. Born Monasterevan, Co. Kildare. Seventh and youngest son of Thomas and Elizabeth Scott, 6 Fortfield Villas, Rathmines, Dublin. Grave or Memorial Reference: V. D. 14, Mendinghem Military Cemetery, West Flanders, Belgium. Supplementary information: Mentioned in Despatches.

 

Scully, David. Service No. 4223.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 8th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 7 August 1917. Born, Naas, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: I. B. 10, Potijze Chateau Grounds Cemetery, West Flanders, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Carlow; residence Naas.

 

Shaughnessy, Thomas. Service No. 15737.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 8/9th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 25 March 1918. Age 41. Born Rathangan, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 79 and 80, Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Edenderry, King’s Co. Decorations, two South African War medals.

 

Shea, Patrick. Service No. 3/6604.  Private, Connaught Rangers, 1st Battalion. Died Mesopotamia, 31 August 1917. Born Naas, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: XIV. E. 6, Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Naas.

 

Sheenan, Edward. Service No. 28324.  Lance-Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 11th Battalion. Died at home, 19 January 1917. Age 36. Born Kildare. Husband of C. Sheenan, 23 Windsor Terrace. Portobello, Dublin. Grave or Memorial Reference: R.C. 511, Grangegorman Military Cemetery, County Dublin. Supplementary information: Enlisted Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary. Formerly no. 163609, Royal engineers.

 

Sheridan, John. Service No. 25149.  Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 17th Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 26 August 1918. Born Kildare Town. Grave or Memorial Reference: V. III. A. 7, Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancs.

 

Sheridan, Patrick. Service No. 25003.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 8th Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 16 February 1917. Age 31. Born Naas, Co. Kildare. Son of John and Bridget Sheridan. Grave or Memorial Reference: M. I, Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, West Flanders, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas.

 

Sheridan, Patrick. Service No. 28119.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 28 September 1918. Born Kildare. Son of Kate Sheridan, Enaghan, Arva, Co. Cavan. Grave or Memorial Reference: III. C. 27, Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery, West Flanders, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Kildare.

 

Sherlock, James. Service No. 10377.  Private, Connaught Rangers, 1st Battalion. Drowned Mespotamia, 23 August 1916. Born Monasterevan, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 40 and 64, Basra Memorial, Iraq. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Monasterevan.

 

Sherry, Matthew. Service No. 5365.  Lance-Corporal, Irish Guards, 1st Battalion. Died at home, 17 June 1918. Age 26. Born Leixlip, Co. Kildare. Son of Mr. and Mrs. P. Sherry, Leixlip. Grave or Memorial Reference: Near NE corner, Grange William Graveyard, County Kildare. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin.

 

Shiels, Edward. Service No. 21067.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion. Died of wounds, as a POW, 3 July 1918. Age 29. Born Castledermot. Son of John Shiel, Castleroe, Maganey. Grave or Memorial Reference: VII. A. 12, Cambrai East Military Cemetery, Nord, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Ayr; residence, Maganey, Co. Carlow. Formerly no. 2970, South Irish Horse.

 

Shilcock, Henry Edward. Service No. 6449. Company Sergeant-Major, The Oxfordshire and Buckingshire Light Infantry, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, Mesopotamia, 22 November 1915. Born Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 26 & 63, Basra Memorial, Iraq. Supplementary information: Enlisted Bournemouth, Hants.

 

Shirley, Jeremiah. Service No. 5478.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion, C Company. Killed in action, Flanders, 30 January 1915. Age 19. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Son of Mrs. Annie Robertson, Nelson Street, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 10, Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas.

 

Shortall, Michael. Service No. 3261.  Private, Prince of Wales’s Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians), 4th Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 14 May 1915. Age 19. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Son of Stephen Shortall, Nelson Street, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: I. C. 12, Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension, Nord, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Maryborough, Queens Co.

 

Sibley, Henry Bertram. Service No. 19228.  Sergeant, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment), 13th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 28 March 1918. Age 36. Born Naas, Co. Kildare. Son of Mr. J. J. and Mrs. M. Sibley, Weaste, Manchester. Grave or Memorial Reference: Bay 3, Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Manchester; residence Salford, Manchester.

 

Slight, Walter George. Service No. SR151.  Private, Middlesex Regiment, 1st Battalion. Died of wounds, Boulogne, France, 23 December 1914. Age 38. Born Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, in 1877. Son of George Walter and Alice Rosa Slight, Acton Green, Chiswick, London. Husband of Pamela Elizabeth Slight, 30 Kent Road, Acton Green, Chiswick, London. Grave or Memorial Reference: III. A. 75, Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Supplementary information: Attested 22 August 1892. Enlisted Fulham, Middlesex. Captured at Rosnoy, France, 21 March 1918.

 

Smith, Andrew. Service No. 908166. Trimmer, Mercantile Marine Reserve, HMS Teutonic. Died, 20 January 1917. Age 25. Born Clane, Co. Kildare, 18 January 1892. Son of Andrew and Mary Smith, Capdoo, Clane. Grave or Memorial Reference: 652, Queensferry Cemetery, West Lothian, Scotland.

 

Smith, D. Service No. 45479.  Sergeant, 8th (King’s Royal Irish) Hussars. Died, 18 November 1918. Age 33. Born ? Son of Henry Smith, Courtown, Kilcock, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Near South Boundary, Kilcock (Whitetown) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

 

Smith, Henry James. Service No. 10881.  Private, Royal Berkshire Regiment, 5th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 13 October 1915. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 93 to 95, Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Reading, Berkshire.

 

Smith, Robert John.  Captain, Lancashire Fusiliers, 15th Battalion. Killed, 6 May 1916. Age 28. Born Jigginstown, Naas. Son of Oliver and Martha Smith, Park View, Killyfinso, Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan. Grave or Memorial Reference: E. 26, Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Mentioned in Despatches. B. A. (T.C.D.).

 

Smith, William. Service No. 10254.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, France, 21 March 1918. Age 32. Born Kilcock, Co. Kildare. Son of William and Elizabeth Smith, Lower Hodgestown, Donadea, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 79 and 80, Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Kilcock.

 

Smith, William T. Service No. 8694.  Drummer, Hampshire Regiment, 1st Battalion. Killed in action, Flanders, 22 November 1914. Age 19. Born Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare. Son of G. W. H. and Alice Martha Smith, 4 Park View, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, U.K. Grave or Memorial Reference: I. B. 14, Lancashire Cottage Cemetery, Hainaut, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Winchester, Hamps; residence Ventnor, Isle of Wight.

 

Smullen, John. Service No. 24000.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion. Killed (gassed) in action, France, 27 April 1916. Age 24. Born Rathangan, Co. Kildare. Son of James and Jane Smullen, Rathangan. Grave or Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 16C, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Rathangan. Brother of Laurence Smullen, KIA 24 April 1915.

 

Smullen, Laurence. Service No. 9708.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, Flanders, 24 April 1915. Age 30. Born Rathangan, Co. Kildare. Son of James and Jane Smullen, Rathangan. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 44 and 46, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West Flanders, Belgium. Supplementary information: Brother of John Smullen, KIA 27 April 1916.

 

Smullen, Laurence. Service No. 17261.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 9th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 12 June 1916. Age 35. Born Naas, Co. kildare. Son of Laurence and Anne Smullen, Naas; husband of Esther Smullen, 5 Roy’s Buildings, Blackness Road, Linlithgow, Scotland. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 127 and 129, Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Linlithgow, West Lothian. Served in South Africa Campaign.

 

Smyth, Michael. Service No. 10112.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Wounded at Suvla Bay, died in hospital, Alexandria, 20 September 1915. Age 22. Born Suncroft, Co. Kildare. Son of Robert and Mary Smyth, Martinstown, Suncroft. Grave or Memorial Reference: II. O. 263, East Mudros Military Cemetery, Greece. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Suncroft.

 

Soames, Harold Martin.  Lieutenant, 20th Hussars. Killed, 23 August 1914. Age 27. Born Co. Kildare. Son of William Aldwin Soames, Moor Park, Farnham, Surrey, U.K. Husband of Colleen Ruth Soames. Grave or Memorial Reference: IV. A. 6, Hautrage Military Cemetery, Hainaut, Belgium.

 

Speed, George. Service No. 10254.  Private, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, Flanders, 7 May 1915. Born Curragh, Co. Kildare. Son of Private G. Speed, Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 47, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West Flanders, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Chester, Cheshire.

 

Spencer, Thomas. Service No. R/20831.  Rifleman, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 10th Battalion. Died, Flanders, 12 August 1916. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: VIII. D. 39, Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West Flanders, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted St. Pancras, Middlesex; residence Bradford, Yorks.

 

Spicer, John Andrew. Service No. 6010.  Trumpeter, 13th Hussars. Killed in action, Mesopotamia, 5 March 1917. Born Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 1, Basra Memorial, Iraq. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Dublin.

 

Spittle, Hugh Francis. Service No. 27426.  Lance-Sergeant, Duke of Edinburgh’s (Wiltshire Regiment), 1st Battalion. Died, France, 21 November 1918. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: S. III. W. 12, St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Winchester, Hamps; residence Aldershot, Hants. Formerly no. 203084, Dorsetshire Regiment.

 

Spooner, James. Service No. 25793.  Private, Royal Irish Regiment, 7th (South Irish Horse) Battalion. Killed in action, France, 21 March 1918. Born Kilmeague, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 30 and 31, Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Kilmeague. Formerly no. 1564, South irish Horse.

 

St. John, Henry Richard. Service No. 2230.  Corporal, Gloucestershire Regiment, 1st/6th Battalion. Died of wounds, Flanders, 26 May 1915. Born Athy, Co. Kildare. Husband of Mrs. L. J. St. John, 30 Stanhope Hill, St. Phillip’s Marsh, Bristol. Grave or Memorial Reference: II. A. 9, Lancashire Cottage Cemetery, Hainaut, Belgium. Supplementary information: Enlisted Bristol.

 

Stafford, Edward. Service No. 8804.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion. Died of wounds, France, 24 September 1914. Age 27. Born Athy, Co. Kildare, 27 March 1886. Son of Thomas and Julia Stafford, Offaly Street, Athy. Husband of Margaret Stafford, Church Town Road, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: A. II, Crouy-Vauxrot French National Cemetery, Crouy, Aisne, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Carlow; residence Athy. Edward was a reservist recalled to the ranks in August 1914. Edward and Thomas Stafford were brothers. They are commemorated together in Old St. Michael’s Cemetery, Athy.

 

Stafford, Thomas. Service No. 15201.  Lance-Corporal, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 9th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 6 September 1916. Age 24.  Born Athy, Co. Kildare, 14 August 1891. Son of Thomas and Julia Stafford, Offaly Street, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 16C, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Dublin; residence Athy. Thomas and Edward Stafford were brothers. They are commemorated together in Old St. Michael’s Cemetery, Athy.

 

Stanley, Victor. Service No. S2/13068.  Staff Sergeant, Royal Army Service Corps, 14th Field Bakery. Died 29 January 1918. Age 30.  Born Carnalway, Co. Kildare. Husband of Mrs. M. L. Stanley, 5 Vine Lane, Packmores, Warwick, U.K. Grave or Memorial Reference: XIII. B. 18, Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France.

 

Steedman, Thomas George. Service No. 56139.  Private, Welsh Regiment, 9th Battalion. Killed in action France, 23 March 1918. Born Curragh, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Bay 6, Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Bromley, Kent; residence Penge, Surrey. Formerly no. 2711 2nd/1st Hunts Cyclists Battalion.

 

Stephen, Charles. Service No. 128.  Sergeant, Gordon Highlanders, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 18 June 1915. Age 24. Born Curragh, Co. Kildare. Son of James and Isabella Stephen, 5 Jackson Terrace, Aberdeen, Scotland. Grave or Memorial Reference: Panel 39 and 41, Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Aberdeen.

 

Stroud, Bertram Edward. Service No. R/13747.  Sergeant, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, 18th Battalion. Killed in action, France, 10 October 1916. Born Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 13A and 13B, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Poplar, Middlesex; residence Winchester, Hants.

 

Stuart, Donald Grant. Service No. 9749.  Corporal, The Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, Balkans, 17 November 1916. Born Kildare. Grave or Memorial Reference: Doiran Memorial, Greece. Supplementary information: Enlisted Hounslow, Middlesex; residence Willesden, Middlesex.

 

Sturgeon, William. Service No. 2912. Private, Australian Infantry Force, 56th Battalion. Killed in action, 20 July 1916. Age 45. Born Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare. Son of James and Helen Sturgeon; husband of Mary Sturgeon, 41 Birchgrove Road, Balmain, New South Wales, Australia. Grave or Memorial Reference: II. J. 7, Anzac Cemetery, Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, Pas de Calais, France.

 

Supple, William Joseph. Service No. 9687.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. Died, France, 25 April 1915. Age 29. Born Moone, Co. Kildare. Son of Thomas and the late Mary Supple, Foxhill, Athy. Grave or Memorial Reference: IV. A. 55, Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles, Bouches-du-Rhone, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas.

 

Swift, John. Service No. 24803.  Private, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action, France, 27 May 1918. Age 31. Born Kilmeague, Co. Kildare. Son of John and Kate Swift, Kilmeague, Naas. Grave or Memorial Reference: II. F. 22, Aire Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Supplementary information: Enlisted Naas; residence Kilmeague.

 

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