World Wars

World War 1914-18

Many men, both Catholic and Protestant, from towns and villages throughout Ireland lost their lives in combat during the First World War. Below are listed the names of those who appear on the Roll of Honour of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland as having been killed in action during the 1914-18 period. The Bellaghy Historical Society would be keen to receive information about those of other denominations who paid the ultimate price as a result of this horrendous conflict.

 Rank  Surname  First Name  Address Regiment, Battalion or Unit 
Private Dawson Samuel Bellaghy R.I.F
Dawson Samuel Bellaghy Amer A
Ewing Fred Killyberry Aus.I.F
Private Hunter Joseph Killyberry R.F.A
McClelland Robert Edenreagh R.I.F
L/Corporal McIlroy William Greenvale R.E
McKee Thomas Drumlamph N.Z.F
Private McKelney Adam Ballyscullion R.I.R
Private Moore Henderson Tamlaghtduff R.I.F
Private Russell Alex Tamlaghtduff R.I.F
Wilson* Robert Ballymacombs N.Z.F

* There are two entries on the Roll of Honour by the name of Robert Wilson (one Ballymacombs, the other Bellaghy) and both are attached to the New Zealand Forces. The Historical Society is unclear if this refers to two individuals or is a recording error and would welcome any information that can be provided

Key to abbreviations (Regiment, Battalion or Unit)

Amer A:            American Army

Aus.I.F:             Australian Imperial Force

R.E:                  Royal Engineers

R.F.A:               Royal Field Artillery

R.I.F:                Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

R.I.R:                Royal Irish Rifles

N.Z.F                New Zealand Forces

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