August 10 – Roll of Honour


Jerusalem War Graves Cemetery. 16 entries in today’s Roll. Six are named on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli.

Representing their comrades who died on this day


6 Royal Irish Rifles. Corporal. 10638. Died August 10/08/1915 at Gallipoli. He was born in and enlisted at Ballymena, though he lived in Belfast. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey

“C” Coy. 5th Bn. Royal Irish Fusiliers. Private.18200. Died 10/08/1915. Son of James and Sarah Jane Kennedy; husband of Catherine Kennedy, of 38, Primrose Hill, Armagh. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey

‘C’ Company, 6th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Private .13034. Died 10/08/1915. Aged 34. Enlisted at Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Aug.,1914. Son of Robert and Mary McGlinchey, of Kildrum, Killea, Londonderry. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey

+McINTOSH, Daniel
5th Bn. Royal Irish Fusiliers. Private. 15760. Died 10/08/1915. Aged 38. Born Ballycastle. Son of John and Jane McIntosh, Mill Street, Ballycastle. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. Ballycastle WM

+McKEE, Patrick Joseph
Royal Irish Rifles, 3rd Battalion attached 2nd Battalion. Second Lieutenant. Died 10/08/1917. Member of the QUB Training Corps 1915-1916. Trevor Street, Holywood. Menim Gate Memorial, Ypres, West – Vlaanderen, Belgium

‘A’ Company, 6th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles. Rifleman. 1113. Died 10/08/1915. Aged 25. Born at Derry, enlisted at Belfast. Son of Mrs Mary McLaughlin, 8,Meadowbank Place, Lisburn Road, Belfast. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey

+STAFFORD, David James
6th Bn. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Private. 13377. Died 10/08/1915. Aged 28. Son of James Stafford, of Savanaghanroe, Eglish, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey


+McGARRY, John
5th Bn. Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. Private. S/22767. Died 10/08/1916. Aged 20. Born in Hamilton, Scotland. Son of Francis McGarry, and a brother of P. McGarry, a hairdresser in Ballycastle. Thiepval Memorial, panel 15b. Ballycastle WM

+LENNOX, Edward
2nd Battalion. Royal Irish Rifles. 40953. Died 10/08/1917. during the attack on Westhoek, part of the Third Battle of Ypres. Around April 1916 at Kilrea he enlisted in the cavalry (Hussars No.24918) and after spending some time at the cavalry reserve at the Curragh, was posted to the North Irish Horse at Antrim. In December 1916 Lennox volunteered to transfer to the Royal Irish Rifles (No.40953). Initially posted to the 1st Battalion, in January 1917 he was posted to the 2nd Battalion and embarked for France. Menim Gate Memorial, Ypres, West – Vlaanderen, Belgium

+MORGAN, Samuel Valentine
2nd Bn. Royal Irish Rifles. Captain. Died 10/08/1917. Aged 37. Son of Serjt. Instructor of Musketry John Morgan, of Newtownards; husband to Rose Gertrude Morgan, of 53, Southwell Rd., Bangor, Co. Down. His brother John, Lieutenant, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, also fell 16/05/1915. Menim Gate Memorial, Ypres, West – Vlaanderen, Belgium. Family memorial, Movilla Cemetery, Newtownards

+TAYLOR, William Henry John
8th Bn. Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Private. 41054. Died 10/08/1917. Aged 39. Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. Husband to Beatrice Irene Taylor, of 12, Albert Place, Lisnally, Armagh. Served in the South African War. Twelve years service with the Queen’s Bays. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West Vlaanderen, Belgium


Army Service Corps. Corporal T4/128738. Died 10/08/1918. He joined up on 14/08/1915 aged 21 years and 184 days, occupation Groom. He was posted to the Army Camp at Clandeboye Estate, Bangor, County Down. He and Margaret Roslyn nee McKendry married on 07/09/1915 at the Abbey Church, Bangor, County Down. On the 09/06/1916 he embarked Southampton on S.S. Tudus for France, disembarking the next day at Rouen. He was posted to the 8th Auxiliary Horse Transport Company, 255 Company (Ulster) Army Service Corps (255 company was formed in May 1915) 32nd Divisional Train, Army Service Corps. On the 19/05/1916 he was promoted to Lance Corporal and to Corporal 10/06/1916. On the 10/08/1918 he was with the 1st Company, 32nd Divisional Train on a train which was strafed by enemy aircraft. Born in Holywood, County Down. Son of Edward of Crawfordsburn. and husband to Margaret of Ballycastle County Antrim. Fouquescourt British Cemetery, Somme, France. Glencraig, Holy Trinity War Memorial


+POLLOCK, Herbert Mercer
RNVR. Entered Royal School Dungannon 1900. Served WW1. Died in WW2 on 10/08/1942. Age 42. HMS Condor. Son of James and Annie Olivia Pollock. Husband to Iris Isobel Pollock, Malone, Belfast. Arbroath Western Cemetery.


+HALL, George
2nd Bn. Royal Ulster Rifles. Rifleman. 14334018. Died 10/08/1944. Aged 20. St Charles de Percy War Cemetery, Calvados, France

Royal Artillery. Gunner.1573247. Died on 10/08/1944. Aged 34. 4 Anti Aircraft Tractor Battery. Son of William R. Molyneaux and Rachel Molyneaux of Belfast; Husband to Agnes Molyneaux of Belfast. Carnmoney C of I Churchyard

+NUGENT, Patrick
Royal Artillery. Gunner. 833408. Died 10/08/1944. Aged 31. 9 Coast Regt. Son of Patrick and Susan Nugent, of Omagh, Co. Tyrone. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand


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One Comment on “August 10 – Roll of Honour

  1. HMS Condor, where Herbert Mercer Pollock died, was the Royal Naval Air Station at Arbroath. There was also HMS Condor II, RNAS Dundee, from mid-1941.


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