Officers in 10th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers

 

Adams 2/Lt C arrived 8 Dec and was taken on the strength of the battalion. 2Lt C Adams captured 1 Feb 1917, repatriated 14 Dec 1918.

Allgood 2/Lt George 10th Battalion joined battalion 4 Nov 1916. Killed in action 15 Apr 1917. Arras Memorial.

Andrews Lt H E reported his arrival 26 Feb

Armstrong, Second Lieutenant Charles Martin 10th Battalion,Son of the Rev. Chancellor S. C. and Eliza Armstrong (nee Martin), of The Rectory, Finglas, Co. Dublin (Rector of Kilrush), arrived with battalion 28 Dec. Killed in action 8th February 1917 Age 23 Student of Trinity College, Dublin. Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel.

Arnold 2/Lt N A reported his arrival 13 Dec and was taken on the strength of the battalion

Atkinison Lt D proceed on leave 7 Dec to 17 Dec. In Jan 1917 found unconscious and evacuated wounded with cause of asphyxiation. He did not die.

Atkinson Lt D J arrived 28 Dec and was taken on the strength of the battalion. Evacuated to England and struck off the strength of the battalion in Feb 1917.

Bailey Lt & Adj Lt C Wounded

Barrett Lieutenant Hebron 10th Battalion son of Robert T. and Jane G. Barrett, of Dublin. C Company, Died of wounds 27th March 1918. Age 25. Namps-Au-Val British Cemetery. With 19th Entrenching Bn. when killed after 10th Bn disbanded

Barry 2/Lt G reported for duty and were taken on the strength of the battalion

Boyd 2/Lt R shell shock, remained on duty.taking on duties of QM in absence of Lt D Atchison. Capt R Boyd became POW on 27 March 1918, and was repatriated 18 Dec 1918.

Brereton-Barry, Second Lieutenant William Roche 10th Battalion Killed in action 16th August 1917. 2nd son of His Honour Judge Ralph Brereton- Barry, K.C., of Langara, Glenageary, co. Dublin, by his wife, Claire, dau. of William Roche, late Crown Solicitor for the county of Limerick ; b. Dublin, 11 Jan. 1899 ; educ. The Oratory School, Birmingham." and at Trinity College, Dublin, where he was an Undergraduate on the outbreak of war, and a member of the O.T.C. ; gazetted 2nd Lieut. 10th Battn. Royal Dublin Fusiliers Feb. 1916 ; served through the Irish Rebellion in April, 1916 ; proceeded to France in March. 1917, and served with the Expeditionary Force there. In the advance of the 16th Division at Frezenberg, on 16 Jan. 1917, he was severely wounded in the left arm, but refused to go to the dressing station, and went forward with lus men, leading an advance on an enemy strong point near Vampir Farm, in the course of which his right leg was shattered by a shell. On the morning of 17 Aug. he sent a note by a runner to the Adjutant of his battalion, saying that he was in a shell-hole within the German lines ; search parties were sent out on that night, but failed to find him, and he is now assumed to have been killed in action 17 Aug. 1917. An officer wrote : " He was a splendid fellow ; whenever I mention his name, both officers and men speak of him as one who was respected In all, because he knew his job, and did it with pluck and cheerfidness. The Army could do with hundreds like him." He was awarded a Parchment Certificate signed by General Hickie, for gallant conduct and devotion to duty on 16 April, 1917.

Calwell 2/Lt W M Did not go into Ancre action, but was available as reinforcements. He was confirmed in his rank in jan 1917. Promoted Lt from 14 Nov 1915 (sic)

Carroll 2/Lt Patrick reported for duty and were taken on the strength of the battalion - Killed in action later 8/2/1917 buried at Ancre Memorial, Beaumont Hamel. Age 22

Carroll 2/Lt S M M arrived 8 Dec and was taken on the strength of the battalion

Carroll L/Sgt P 1198 , from 7th Battalion Royal Leinster Regiment, promoted temp 2/Lt. Later killed 8/2/1917, buried Ancre British Cemetery. Age 22

Carson 2/Lt W R arrived 8 Dec and was taken on the strength of the battalion In Jan 1917 found unconscious and evacuated wounded for cause of asphyxiation. He did not die. But in Feb 1917 vacuated to England and struck off the strength of the battalion.

Close 2/Lieutenant (T) Charles Paul 10th Battalion Died of wounds 14 Nov 1916

Connolly 2/Lt W.P. and 50 other ranks left for Kilbride Camp. Wounded as Captain 13 Nov 1916. He testified at Heuston's trail after the Easter Rising

Cox 2/Lt J F Wounded. Awarded the MC, gazetted Jan 1917.

Cross 2/Lt Henry Hazelock Son of the Rev. George William and Margaret Cross, of South Africa. Killed in action 13 Nov 1916. age 23. Knightsbridge Cemetery.

Daniel 2/Lt S R M arrived 8 Dec and was taken on the strength of the battalion

Davies, 2nd Lt A D reported and was taken on the strength of the battalion in jan 1917.

Delany Capt A.S i/c D Company. 25 Dec arrived from leave.

Dickie 2nd Lt T C reported his arrival 28 Feb 1917

Donagh 2/Lt William arrived 15 Dec and was taken on the strength of the battalion

Esmonde Capt J L Did not go into Ancre action, but was available as reinforcements. proceeded on special leave 7 Dec to 14 Dec.25 Dec arrived from leave. Proceeded today to GHQ Intellegence Corps and was struck off the strength of the battalion in Feb 1917.

Evans Lt D D , RAMC awarded the MC, gazetted Jan 1917. Returned from leave 14 Jan 1917.

Farrell 2/Lt G S joined battalion 4 Nov. Did not go into Ancre action, but was available as reinforcements. Was evacuated sick to England 31 Jan, and struck off strength of battalion

Ferguson 2/Lt James Ernest arrived 8 Dec and was taken on the strength of the battalion. Killed 20/04/1917 on Arras Memorial "killed in France on 20th April 1917, while leading the company and buried near Gavrelle, only son of James Hyndman and Jane Ferguson. "

Fitzgerald 2/Lt Robert William 10th Battalion Died of wounds 4 Oct 1918. Not on CWGC. Reported his arrival 28 Feb 1917. Fomerly Private in RIR.

Fitzgibbon Capt G J 10th Battalion formerly 4854 G J Fitzgibbon from 8th Royal Munster Fusiliers arrives with battalion in Jan 1917. Killed in action 20 Nov 1917

Franklin 2/Lt A J arrived 8 Dec and was taken on the strength of the battalion

Gorry 2/Lt James, Medal Card 10th Battalion

Grant Lt C.W. and 28 other ranks in isolation to rejoin on release. Proceeded on leave 11 Jan to 21 Jan, got married in Ireland during this time. Wounded, shell shock, back to England Feb 1917

Guisani 2/Lt StJohn Joseph Vincent Anthony went to Dollymount for Lewis Gun course. Killed in Action 13 Nov 1916 Age 19. Son of Joseph Guisani, M.D., and Nora Guisani, of St. Patrick's Hill, Cork, Ireland.. Knightsbride Cemeterey.

Haddock 2nd Lt H reported his arrival 28 Feb 1917

Hamilton Capt E.J. i/c C Company

Ernest James Hamilton, who was a medical student of Trinity College Dublin and from Ballywilliam near Portrush in County Antrim. He enlisted into the ranks of the 7th Royal Dublin Fusiliers but was soon commissioned. He took part in the landing at Suvla Bay and on 16 August was promoted to Captain when having to take command of his company when all his fellow officers became casualties. He himself left his unit seriously ill and injured on 20 August 1915. He later served in France.

Hamilton Capt , RAMC was attached for temp duty in Jan 1917 to the battalion vice Lt D D Evans on leave and later returned to 3rd FA on completion of duty as temporary MO vice Lt Evans RAMC

Hamlett, Lt G T is entitled to wear the badge of rank of Captain - 9.12.16-18-1.17

Henchy 2/Lt Alphonso Watson complimented on his patrol report by the Brigadier. Later reported as a casualty. Struck off the strength of the battalion on transfer to England, dated 18/10. He was awarded the Military Cross in connection with the Dublin Rising (London Gazette 25 Jan 1917). Relinquishes his commission on completion of service, 27 Sept. 1919, and retains the rank of Lt. Dub. Fus. And in a later London Gazette to be temp. Lt. for duty under the D.G. R& E on 7th June 1920.

No MC Citation present in File.The only ref to it is as an addition to his title. Alphonso Watson HENCHY Born 20.11.1888. Enlisted 3 Sep 1914 as 1087 Private in "B" Squadron of the South Irish Horse. Billets at Beggars Bush Barracks, Dublin. 15 Dec 1916 to Temporary Commission with 10 Royal Dublin Fusiliers and to School of Instruction at Cork. Released from service 27 Sept 1919.(London Gazette 28 Oct 1919) 7 Jun 1920 Temporary appointment as Surveyor HQ DGR&E, St Pol,France. Duty from 12 June 1920 at "A" Branch GHQ Wimereaux. Ended on 6 Jan 1921 at Amiens. 18 Oct 1939 entered Officer Emergency Reserve. Removed from Reserve Oct 1948.

Henderson A/RSM JS brought to the notice of the Sec of State in the same connection (this appears to be 14779 John Scott Henderson, who was later commissioned 21 Jun1918 into RASC, from his Medal card)

Herriott 2/Lt L A Wounded

Higgins 2/Lt R L arrived 8 Dec and was taken on the strength of the battalion. He gets an MC at some point and is later promoted to Lt dated fom 18 Aug 1917. A strong patrol under him went out in the early morning and advanced as far as Gudgeon Trench 26 Feb 1917.

Inglis 2/Lt C R arrived 8 Dec and was taken on the strength of the battalion

Jenkins 2/Lt C E proceeded to Dollymount for Lewis Gun course. reported definitely on the tunnel to Redan from enemy line. Later reported as a casualty. Reported his arrival 19 Jan, I assume returning from injury.

Julian, 2nd Lt A W returned on duty with the Battalion today, on relinquishing his appointment of Town Major, no2 Area, 190 Infantry Brigade. Then proceeded on leave 11 Jan to 22 Jan. When on the front line he started out from no15 post on patrol, and when they were sniped at and returned, the moon being too bright for patrollin. Wounded in Feb 1917.

Kane 2/Lt M H K Did not go into Ancre action, but was available as reinforcement

Leahy Lt D O'M evacuated sick to England 27 Nov, was struck off the strength of the battalion.

Lecky Capt H appointed second in command of battalion. Did not go into Ancre action, but was available as reinforcements. Aassumed temporary command of the battalion vice Lt Col E StG Smith to hospital.(30.12.1916).

Malcomson 2/Lt Cyril Arbuthnot reported his arrival 13 Dec and was taken on the strength of the battalion. He had originally enlisted as 22456 Private Cyril Arbuthnot Malcolmson Entered France 15 Aug 1915, and later commissioned on 15 Nov 1915 and served as 2nd Lt with 10th battalion. Transfered to RFC in Jan 1917 promoted to Lt and appears to have survived the war. His address on demob was given as Sydney House, Herbert Rd, Bray.

Mansfield 2/Lt Harold Barton Mansfield Son of Alfred and Helen Mansfield; husband of Eveleen M. Mansfield, of 11, Grosvenor Square, Rathmines, Dublin. Age 36. Killed in action 13 Nov 1916.

Mehegan 2nd Lt Daniel Joseph 10th Battalion, attached 2nd Battalion Killed in action 21 Mar 1918

McCusker Lt P J Son of James and Annie McCusker, of Dreenan, Dromore, Co. Tyrone, late of Glasgow. Age 22. killed in action, previously reported missing on 13 Nov 1916.

McDonald Patrick Joseph 2nd Lieutenant 10th Battalion on Glasgow University list of servicemen - he appears to have survived in as much as there is no CWGC record of him being killed

McDonnell Rev C G M was attached to the battalion Dec 1916.

McGrane 2nd Lt C J arrived 28 Dec and was taken on the strength of the battalion, proceeded to the RFC and was struck off the strength of the battalion 14 Feb 1917. He appears to have survived the war

McMahon 2/Lt V M joined battalion 4 Nov. Authorised to wear the badge of rank of Lt. Wounded remained on duty. MC, then evacuated to England and struck off the strength of the battalion.

Meeham, 2nd Lt J L reported his arrival and was taken on the strength odf the battalion Feb 1917

Molony 2/Lt C M Wounded 1917. Later promoted lT dated from 18 Aug 1917

Mount Lt W.J. proceeded to Dollymount for Lewis Gun course. reported missing on LG patrol at Redan Crater. previously reported missing, is a prisoner in German hands. Captured 14 Oct 1916, interned in Holland 7 Sep 1918 and repatriated 18 Dec 1918

Muirfield Lt A H Wounded. On 22 March 1916 the battalion concert took place in the Mansion House, and it was organised by Lt Muirhead.

Neilan Lieutenant Gerald Aloysius 10th Battalion from 4 Mount Harold Terrace, Leinster Rd, Dublin. Aged 34. 2nd son of the late John Neilan, of Ballygalda, Roscommon.Killed 24 April 1916 at the Mendicity Institution on Usher Island. Buried at Glasnevin Cemetery. Shot by a sniper on Ushers Quay.  His younger brother Anthony was said to be taking part in the rising with the Volunteers and was deported to Knutsford Detention Barracks. . Born 7 June. 1881 ; (educ. Clongrowes Wood College; during the South African War he enlisted in the Sherwood Foresters, and served with his regiment in South Africa, being, severely wounded ) ; from there he proceeded to China, where he remained six years, and then left the Army: was given a commission on the outbreak of hostilities, and gazetted 2nd Lieut. 24th Battn. The Northumberland Fusiliers, in Dee. 1914, and was killed in Dublin during the Irish Rebellion 24 April, 1916. He was a true athlete. His brothers Charles and Alan have seen service as doctors in the R.A.M.C. in Mesopotamia and France;

Neill 2nd Lt C formerly 577 Sgt C NEILL, South Irish Horse arrives with battalion Jan 1917

O'Mally Capt V D arrived today from a course at 4th Army School. Mentioned in Dispatches, London Gazette 25 May 1917

O'Niell 2/Lt F Killed in action 13 Nov 1916. This would appear to be the same man who during the Easter Rising The assault on The Daily Express offices was successfully carried out under very heavy fire by a detachment of the 5th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers under Second Lieutenant F. O'Neill. SDGW records him as 5th Battalion but CWGC as 10th Battallion. Mention in Disparches for an action in the Easter Rising.

Ormrod Major L.M. reported his arrival and took over command of A Company, evacuated as being medically unfit, later killed 25 Aug 1917 age 28 in Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Palmer Capt L S N was evacuated to England and struck off the strength of the battalion, dated 23/10

Palmer, Lieutenant Samuel William 19th Entrenching Bn., late 10th Battalion Killed in action 27 Mar 1918

Powell 2/Lt Frederick William Did not go into Ancre action, but was available as reinforcements. Died of asphyxiation 20/1/1917 age 22 buried in Puchevillers British Cemetery. Son of Frederick William and Emma Powell, of 5, Victoria Place, Fairview, Cheltenham, Glos. Native of Dublin. 2 other officers were cited as being unconcious, from asphyxiation in the same incident, but there is no mention of gas, so I assume it was their stove. His injuries on war memorial say "accidental injuries"

Rice 2/Lt Richard Leo arrived 15 Dec and was taken on the strength of the battalion

Ricks 2nd Lt V J reported his arrival 28 Feb 1917

Robertson Capt Gordon McMahon reported his arrival, and assumed duty as 2nd in command of the battalion in Jan 1917. Was entitled to wear the badge of rank of Major 18 Jan 1917.

Russell 2/Lt Thomas Wallace 10th Battalion Killed in action 13 Nov 1916

Scott 2/Lt J W reported his arrival 11 Dec and was taken on the strength of the battalion. Evacuated to England wounded in Jan 1917.

Scott Murray Capt F.J. promoted to Major and second in command of the battalion , later transferred to a staff post.

Seymour, Major E F E arrived Jan 1917 and assumed command of the battalion. And a few days later was entitled to wear the badge of rank of Lt Col pending approval.

Singleton 2/Lt H T arrived 8 Dec and was taken on the strength of the battalion

Smith Major E.St George appointed to command 10th Royal Dublin Fusiliers, promoted Lt/Col. Evacuated to England sick on 3 Jan 1917, and was struck off the strength of the battalion.

Sutcliffe 2nd Lt R S proceeded to Brigade Labour Company Mesnil. 2nd in command

Thornton REV S A L mentioned in battle report Nov 1916, later award awarded the DSO for this action

Traverse, 2/Lieutenant James Hector 10th Battalion Son of Frederick and Kathleen Traverse, of St. Helens, Lancs. Age 20. Killed in action 30 Nov 1917

Wilson 2/Lt Alexander Stewart Son of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Wilson of 62, Frankfort Avenue, Rathgar, Dublin Did not go into Ancre action, but was available as reinforcements.Went on a course at 5 Army School. Killed in action killed 20/4/1917 age 20 On Arras Memorial

10th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers