10th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers Casualties 1917

4777 soldiers of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers died during WW1 (269 officers and 4508 WOs, NCOs and men). 314 of the RDF deaths were in the 10th Battalion. As an indication of the diversity of the regiment, 28% of the Dublin Fusiliers who were killed were not Irish.

On a yearly basis the number of dead for the 10th Battalion is shown on "Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919" to be

The battalion was founded in January 1916, so deaths were from Janary 1916 by month. The War Diary starts from 11 July 1915

Year Month Date Deaths SDGW 10th Battalion War Diary Notes
1916 Jan   0    
  Feb 13 1    
  Mar 27 1    
  Apr 18 1    
    24 3   Easter Rising
    28 1   Easter Rising
  May   0    
  Jun   0    
  Jul   0    
  Aug 31 4

4 dead & 1 wounded

in A Company
  Sep 10 2 2 dead & 7 wounded in D Coy from an enemy "Prawn"
  Oct 11 3 3 killed & 2 wounded  
    14 1 1 OR killed & 3 wounded. In addition 1 officer and 3 ORs were reported missing, and at least the officer and 1 OR turned up in German hands, so retrospective deaths were 2 on the 14 Oct
    15 1 0  
    16 1 0  
    17 1 1 killed & 4 wounded.  
    19 1 0  
    21 1 0  
    23 2 1 killed & 8 wounded  
  Nov 4 3 3 dead & 3 wounded  
    5 0 6 wounded  
    13 81 41 dead & 57 missing & 144 wounded  
    14 4 1 dead previously missing  
    15 1    
    16 2    
    18 2    
    19 1    
    20 2    
    21 0 1 dead & 1 missing  
    22 1 2 died of wounds  
    23 1    
  Dec 1 2 0 War Diary reclassifies from Missing to Wounded for 13 men and missing to POW for 2 men
    13 1 0  
1917 Jan 8 1    
  Feb 2 2   The Battalion was in the line from 4 to 27 Feb
    5 3    
    6 3    
    7 2    
    8 7    
    9 3    
    10 2    
    11 4    
    12 2    
    13 1    
    14 2    
    15 1    
    16 1    
    17 1    
    22 1    
    26 5    
    27 1    
  Mar 7 1    
  Apr 15 14   The Battalion was in the line 14 to 30 Apr
    18 1    
    20 3    
    22 3    
    23 6    
    24 5    
    25 1    
    28 9    
  May 2 1    
    15 1    
    18 1    
    20 1   The Battalion was in the line from 20 -31 May
    22 3    
    23 3    
    24 2    
    25 2    
    28 4    
    29 2    
    31 1   War Diary reports May 1917 as 16 KIA (same as SDGW, as 6 of these are Died of Wounds)
  Jun 0 0    
  Jul 6 1    
    13 3    
    15 1    
    17 1    
    19 1    
    21 1    
    23 1    
  Aug 7 1    
    16 2    
    17 1    
    27 1    
    31 1    
  Sep 1 1    
    24 1    
    26 3    
    27 1    
  Oct 21 2    
  Nov 2 1    
    18 2    
    20 8    
    21 2    
    29 2    
    30 9    
  Dec 0 0    
1918 Jan 0 0    
  Feb 25 1    
  Mar 19 1    
    21 2    
    22 2    
    23 3    
    25 1    
    26 1    
    27 8    
    30 1    
  Apr 1 2    
    4 3    
    16 1    
  May       There are 11 more deaths from May 1917 onwards ascribed to 10th Battalion, but they would appear to be non-combat

 

Royal Dublin Fusiliers 10th Battalion