St Sever Cemetery in Rouen
Repesenting their comrades who died on this date
2nd Royal Irish Rifles. 10276, Rifleman. Died 10/09/1915. Aged 19. He enlisted towards the end of 1913 and was about nine months at the front when he was killed. His cousin, James McFall, who was in the same regiment, was also killed in action. He was the son of Thomas and Rosetta McFall, and he had kin at 3 or 16 Garfield Place, Ballymena. Ypres Memorial (Menin Gate). Cloughwater Presbyterian Church.
RM Artillery. Private. RMA/280S. Died 10/07/1915. Died of wounds received in action 12/07/1918, serving with RMA Howitzer Brigade. France. Enlisted 04/01/1915. Born Rathfriland 07/06/1892. Brother of Mary Moore, Rathfriland. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. ADM 159/95/280
1/6 (Perthshire) Bn Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). ‘A’ Coy, Lance corporal, S/N 1765. Died 10/07/1915. Age 26. Born 26/02/1889. Son of Henry Arthur and Helen Hunter Newel, 362 Antrim Road, Belfast. He was admitted to BRA 02/03/1902 from St Enoch’s school. He left in January 1904. A photograph, which appeared in the Belfast Weekly Telegraph, 1 May 1915, shows four of the Newel brothers, three of whom lost their lives. David and Thomas were stationed at Epsom and George at Ballykinler.Thomas, served with the PS and University Corps, 26 Royal Fusiliers. Rue-David Military Cemetery (II.G.7), Fleurbaix. IMR, St James’s Church, Belfast, WM.
HARPER, Edgar Henry
8th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment. Lieutenant. Died 10/07/1916. Aged 36. Son of Henry McGowan Harper and Annie Elizabeth Harper (nee Forbes) of Dungannon, Co. Tyrone. Theipval Memorial, Somme, France
+JOHNSTON, John Ernest
4th Bn. attd. 10th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment. Lieutenant. Died 10/07/1916. Somme. Son of Mr David Johnston J.P., of Grace Hall in Lurgan. Two of his brothers also served. His second brother David Percy Johnston served with the Royal Engineers and gained a commission as a Lieutenant in the Royal Field Artillery. Herbert Curry Johnston, Sergeant in 9th Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers. Sergeant. 22761. Died 16/08/1917, Age 19, in the Battle of Langemarck.
Royal Artillery. Gunner. 1629668. Died 10/07/1942. Aged 31. 355 Bty., 111 H.A.A. Regt. Son of Joseph Thomas Hodgkinson and Florence Eliza Hodgkinson, of Newthorpe, Nottinghamshire. Belfast City Cemetery, Glenalina
+GREEVES, Hubert Gough
RAMC. 181 Airlanding Field Amb. Captain. 87080. Died 10/07/1943. Born and lived in Tyrone. Cassino Memorial, Panel 12, Italy
RNPS. Seaman. LT/JX.305456. Died 10/07/1945. Age 25. HMS Golden Hind in the Pacific theatre. Brother of James Carleton (below). Son of Hugh and Hannah Carleton, Apsley St., Belfast. Sydney War Cemetery, Australia
+FRY, Humphrey Francis Warren
RAFVR. Squadron Leader. 201234. Died 10/07/1947. Aged 25. MB, BCh, BAO. QUB 1945. Son of Humphrey Francis Fry and of Margaret Annette Fry, of Belfast. Fayid War Cemetery, Egypt. QUB RH
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