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 Portrait 18618 Corp Milligan, William M.G.C 122nd Coy 07/06/1917
2 20268 Pte. Wilson, Robert John R Inn Fus 09th Batt 01/07/1916
3 Portrait 3718 Pte. Taylor, Robert Thomas R Inn Fus 01st Batt 03/07/1916
4 Portrait 11741 Sgt. McNeill, Edward James R Inn Fus 09th Batt 29/03/1918
5 Portrait 13620 Pte. McCauley, George R Inn Fus 09th Batt 17/08/1917
6 11200 Pte. Harbinson, William R Inn Fus 09th Batt 01/07/1916
7 Portrait 4077 Pte. Dickson, William Richard R Inn Fus 02nd Batt 16/05/1915
8 4247 Pte. Averall, Robert J R Inn Fus 02nd Batt 07/11/1914
9 9823 Pte. Steenson, Robert R Irish Fus 02nd Batt 19/05/1918
10 46463 Pte. Jeffs, Robert RAMC 31st Field 29/08/1915
11 Portrait Portrait 881 Reg SM Davis, Joy RASC null 27/08/1920
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 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.