Tag: Royal Irish Rifles

March 24 – Roll of Honour

On this day in 1918, 94 men of the Royal Irish Rifles, 2nd Battalion, died in action when they fought to the last man at Cugny, south of St Quentin. See Notes below. Kaiserschlacht in Photos: By 27/03/1918 the Germans had taken Albert, which…

July 1 – Roll of Honour – First day of the Battle of the Somme

The Ulster Tower at Theipval, Somme.