Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
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Casualties
No Pic Gr. Page Service No Rank Name Regiment / Service Battalion Date Of Death
1 4247 Pte. Averall, Robert J R Inn Fus 02nd Batt 07/11/1914
2 Portrait Portrait 881 Reg SM Davis, Joy RASC null 27/08/1920
3 Portrait 4077 Pte. Dickson, William Richard R Inn Fus 02nd Batt 16/05/1915
4 11200 Pte. Harbinson, William R Inn Fus 09th Batt 01/07/1916
5 46463 Pte. Jeffs, Robert RAMC 31st Field 29/08/1915
6 Portrait 13620 Pte. McCauley, George R Inn Fus 09th Batt 17/08/1917
7 Portrait 11741 Sgt. McNeill, Edward James R Inn Fus 09th Batt 29/03/1918
8 Portrait 18618 Corp Milligan, William M.G.C 122nd Coy 07/06/1917
9 9823 Pte. Steenson, Robert R Irish Fus 02nd Batt 19/05/1918
10 Portrait 3718 Pte. Taylor, Robert Thomas R Inn Fus 01st Batt 03/07/1916
11 20268 Pte. Wilson, Robert John R Inn Fus 09th Batt 01/07/1916
Institute History
From the Belfast Newsletter dated 20th November 1914: Dungannon School’s Roll of Honour
Drumglass Boys National School, Dungannon, has the honour of being represented by 36 of its ‘old boys’ on active service. These are scattered over the Inniskilling Dragoons, the North Irish Horse, Royal Garrison Artillery, Army Service Corps, Army Medical Corps, Inniskilling Fusiliers, Royal Irish Rifles and Royal Irish Fusiliers, while on boy is serving on HMS Jupiter.
From the Mid Ulster Mail dated 21st November 1914: School Roll of Honour
Old Boys of Drumglass Boys National School who are serving in H.M. Army or Navy:-
bullet Averill, Robert J, 3rd Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Bell, William, 1st Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers
bullet Benson, Tom, H.M.S. Jupiter
bullet Cullen, Henry, Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Cross, Samuel, 9th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Davis, James, North Irish Horse
bullet Dickson, Robert J, 9th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Dickson, William R, 2nd Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Davis, Joy, 67th Company Army Service Corps
bullet Hayes, Tom, 2nd Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Harbinson, Tom, 9th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Harbinson, Adam, 3rd Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Harbinson, William, 9th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Hart, Tom, 8th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles
bullet Hodgett, Gilbert, 9th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Jenkinson, Richard, 9th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Johnston, John, 3rd Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Jeffs, Robert, Army Medical Corps
bullet Leckey, John, 9th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Leckey, Robert J, 9th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Milligan, William, 9th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet McCrea, Robert, Royal Garrison Artillery
bullet McNeill, Edward, 9th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet McPeake, James, 9th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet McCauley, George, 9th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet McKeown, William, Inniskilling Dragoons
bullet Patton, Joseph, 6th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Reid, Edward, B.C. Contingent, Canadian Regiment
bullet Steenson, Robert, 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers
bullet Taylor, Robert, 3rd Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Woolsey, Edward W, 6th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Williamson, Jack, Royal Irish Fusiliers
bullet Williamson, James, 6th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Williamson, Alex R, Inniskilling Dragoons
bullet Wilson, Robert, 9th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
bullet Webb, James, 9th Battalion Inniskilling Fusiliers
From the Tyrone Courier dated 5th October 1916: A Russian Decoration
Seaman Thomas Benson, A.B., H.M.S. Jupiter, (younger son of Mr Robert Benson, Dungannon), has obtained the Russian Order of St Stanislaus for his exertions in common with other members of the crew in rescuing a liner laden with munitions for Russia, which had been caught in the ice.