|Trinity College Dublin War Memorial Project|
A Campaign for a Memorial for the Trinity College Dublin Heroic Dead of World War Two
Roll of Honour
1. James Logan ADAIR. Londonderry; Church of Ireland; 19, 1 October 1938; Foyle College and Magee College; John Alexander, Grocer. BA (Comitia) Hiem(alia) 1940. Lt, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 1941; 1/10 Gurkha Rifles, 1942; killed in action, near Imphal, 10 May 1944.
2. Ransome Macnamara ALLARDYCE. Dublin; Congregationalist; 18, 1 October 1920; Pensioner; St Andrew’s College, 1910-1920; George, Merchant. BA (Comitia) Aest(iva) 1925. MB (Comitia) Vern(a) 1926. Capt, RAMC; bayoneted to death when the Japanese overran Alexandra Military Hospital, Singapore, February 1942.
3. John Henry ALLEN. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 17, 1/2 October 1929; Pensioner; The High School; Herbert Joseph, Draper. Lt, South African Engineer Corps, 1940; North and East African Campaigns; killed in an accident, Natal, 1943.
4. David Dunwoody BELL. Co. Antrim; Church of Ireland; 17, 4 July 1936; Sizar; Ballymena Academy; Henry Edward, Grocer. RA, 1939; died as prisoner of war, Far East.
5. Matthew Donald Murrough BERGIN. Co. Kilkenny; Roman Catholic; 19, 24 June 1931; Pensioner; Belvedere; Francis, Civil Engineer. BA MB Aest. 1939. Capt, RAMC; killed September 1944.
6. Cecil Henry BINGHAM. Dundalk; Church of Ireland; 18, 25/26 April 1928; Pensioner; Dundalk Grammar School; John, Station Master. BA H.P. 1933; MA Aest. 1941. Chaplain, Army; Airborne Division; killed in action, August 1944.
7. Edward Noble Warburton BIRCH OBE. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 19, 10 October 1910; Pensioner; Trent College; Edward Robert, Civil Engineer. BA Aest. 1913. Lt-Col OBE, RASC, 1913. Regular; killed in action, Dunkirk, 1940.
8. Thomas Alexander Hamilton BLACK. Co. Tyrone; Presbyterian; 18, 2 October 1936; Pensioner; The Academy, Omagh; William Samuel, Farmer. BA Aest. 1940. MB Vern1940 (?). F/O, RAF (Medical Branch), 1943; died, 1944.
9. Charles Hubert BLACKHAM (? BLACKBURN). Dublin; Church of Ireland; 17, 28 June 1932; Pensioner; St Columba’s; Richard Lytton, Farmer. (k.i.a., Italy, 4 June 1944). Capt, RAMC, 1943; killed in action, Italy, 4 June 1944.
10. Reginald Ambrose BLACKMORE. Cork; Church of Ireland; 19, 30 April 1932; Sizar; Mountjoy School; Frederick Lionel, Accountant. Scholar, 1934. BA Hiem. 1936. Lt, RA, 60th Field Regt; killed in action, Side Resegh, 23 November 1941.
11. Andrew Conor BOYD. Belfast; Presbyterian; 17, 3 November 1923; Pensioner; Eltham College London/Mountjoy School; Robert, Missionary. BA Hiemalis 1928. Died as prisoner of war, Siam, 5 June 1943.
12. John Higginson BOYD. Anand, India, 18 August 1917; Presbyterian; 17, 1 May 1935; Campbell College, 1931-1935; Rev.Robert Higginson, Osborne Park, Malone Road, Belfast. BA Aest. 1939. Capt., Indian Army, 4th Sikhs, killed in action, Prome, Burma, March, 1942: ‘We regret to announce the death of J H Boyd on active service in the Far East. At the outbreak of the War he had graduated in Trinity College, Dublin, and was about to commence his studies for the Ministry of the Presbyterian Church, it being his intention to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a Missionary in Gujarat’ (The Campbellian, 10.6 (1942), p.140.
13. Anthony Trevor BOYLE. Dublin, 16 March 1919; Church of Ireland; 18, 8 September 1937; Aravon, Bray, and Campbell College, 1932-1937; Alexander Frederick, Herbert Road, Dublin, Banker. Capt, Inniskilling Fusiliers; killed in action [? Tunisia],1942: ‘We regret to announce the death of Tony Boyle which occurred, through wounds received in action, in the Far East … Had he been able to complete his University Course at Trinity there is little doubt that he would have attained First Class Honours in Modern Languages. His Company Commander wrote of him: “Tony Boyle died a very gallant gentleman. Such heroism as he displayed is truly wonderful” ’ (The Campbellian, 10.8 (1943),pp.197-98.
14. William BOYLE. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 18, 30 April 1932; Pensioner; Mountjoy School; Richard Henry, Ex-Inspector, D.M.P. BA Hiem. 1936 MSc Aest. 1937. 2/Lt, 1st Bn North Rhodesian Regt, 1939; killed in action, British Somaliland, 12 August 1940.
15. Alexander Nelson COLE. Sligo, 19 January 1913; Church of Ireland; 17, 26 June 1930; Pensioner; St Andrew’s College, 1928-1930; John Charles, Sugar Merchant. Wing Commander, RAF; killed, 24 February 1942.
16. John Noel CONCANNON. British West Indies, 25 December 1910; Roman Catholic; 16, 29/30 June 1927; Pensioner; Blackrock College, 1923-1927; John, Crofton Lodge, Crofton Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Government Service. RAMC; killed.
17. Thomas Oswald CORRIN. Barnsley, Lancs; Church of England; 34, Miscellan. 1927; Pensioner; Secondary School, Barrow-in-Furness; Samuel A, Building Contractor (retired). Mus.B Aest. 1927. Capt, RA (Anti-Aircraft); killed on active service, July 1940.
18. Charles Arnold Rayment DARLINGTON. Enniskerry; Church of Ireland; 17 October 1930; Pensioner; Drogheda Grammar School; Charles, Farmer. BA HP 1935 MA Aest. 1943. Chaplain, RN; killed, 6 November 1943.
19. Harold Leopold DIXON. Liverpool, 28 April 1905; Jewish; 17, 20 June 1922; St Andrew’s College, 1916-1922; Frederick William, Manager. DUFC First XV 1926-1927, 1927-1928, 1928-1929 and 1929-1930. Capt, RAOC, 1941; REME; killed in North Africa, 17 July 1943.
20. Hampton Atkinson DOUGAN. Portadown, 17 April 1915; Church of Ireland; 18, 3 October 1933; Pensioner; Campbell College, 1928-1933; Dr George Dougan, Millicent Terrace, Portadown. Captain, Harriers, 1936-1937 (1st String Mile,1935; Half Mile, 1936). Secretary of Trinity Week, 1937. BA Aest. 1937; BAO BCh MB Aest. 1938. First Class Honours. Connolly Norman Medal 1938. Lt-Col, MC RAMC.; died on active service, October 1944 [? killed in action, 20 November 1944]: ‘We regret to report Hampton Dougan’s death on Active Service in the Far East. He had already seen service in France, and won the MC for gallantry and devotion to duty. After this he had been drafted to West Africa and finally to India and Burma … He seemed destined for a brilliant career, but chose to risk the hazards of war rather than the comparative security of the research laboratory, and in doing so gave his all’ (The Campbellian, 11.1 (1944), p.93.
21. James Arthur DOUGLAS. Dublin; Society of Friends; 16, 24 June 1931; Pensioner; Newtown School, Waterford; James Green, Senator. BA 1932. Chaplain, Army, 1942, 5th Bn Wiltshire Regt; killed in action, France, 5 August 1944.
22. Douglas Robert DOYLE. Co. Wicklow; Plymouth Brother; 18, 28 April 1937; Wesley; Edwin, Grocer. BA BComm Aest. 1941. Pilot Officer, RAF; died in accident on active service, 19 April 1944.
23. Dermot Harry Tuthill DUGGAN. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 17, 1/2 October 1929; Pensioner; Imperial Service College, Windsor; George Grant, Ir. Light’s Official. BA Aest. 1933. MD Hiem. 1939. Surgeon-Lieutenant, RNVR, 1940; killed in action in HMS Ardent, off Norway, 9 June 1940.
24. Thomas Preston Swan EVES DSO (and Bar). Dublin; Church of Ireland; 17, 10 October 1901; Pensioner; Portora; Graves, Stockbroker. BA Aest. 1905 BAO BCh MB Hiem. 1907. Lt-Col, RAMC, 1908; DSO (1918) and Bar (1918); missing at sea, 1944.
25. Archibald Robert EWART. Limerick, 18 July 1904; Presbyterian; 17, 20 June 1922; Pensioner; Campbell College, 1917-1922; First XV 1920-1922; Thomas, Cloneen, Limerick, Accountant. BA Aest. 1926 BAO BCh MB Vern. 1928. Surgeon-Commander RN; killed in enemy action, 13 June 1941: ‘Surgeon Commander A R Ewart RN, who lost his life by enemy action at sea in June, was appointed a Surgeon Lieutenant in May 1928 … He was promoted Surgeon Lieut-Commander in 1934. From December of that year he served in the cruiser Leander in the Home Fleet, and from January 1937 in the cruiser Suffolk in China … A pleasant southern accent – loyal to the core - careless about detail. No one left behind him a more fragrant memory’ (The Campbellian, 10.4 (1941), p.95.
26. James Gerald FITZMAURICE. Carlow; Church of Ireland; 18, October 1911; Pensioner; Tipperary Grammar School; William Henry, Banker. Lt-Col, Royal Tank Regt, 1916; killed in action, France, May 1940.
27. Ronald Walter FOX. Dublin, 9 April 1911; Congregationalist; 18, 23/24 April 1929; Pensioner; Campbell College, 1927-1929; First XV 1927-1929; J. Walter, Busby Park Road, Rathgar, Tobacconist. DUFC, First XV 1929-1930, Lansdowne 1930-1932. Pilot officer, RAFVR; killed in action, 19 April 1942: ‘We deeply regret to announce the death in action of ‘Biffy’ Fox. He had been missing for a long time and one hoped against hope that he might turn up sooner or later, but it was not to be. He was one of the most serenely happy people that was ever at Campbell and nobody ever heard him utter a complaint … “At Trinity, in the short time he was there, … his football colours seemed a natural honour for natural skill. The sudden death of his father cut short this triumph, but he fitted into the business life thus forced upon him before his time … It was consistent that at the same time he, a wing three-quarter, should choose to play football for Lansdowne, then quite the finest side in the country, undeterred that they possessed already two International wings [J.E. Arigho and E.J. Lightfoot] who were easily the best in Ireland. His challenge was rewarded by a regular place on their senior side which could not be denied to one so hard to overawe” [Dermot Taggart, Captain Campbell College First XV 1927-1929; contemporary at TCD, and solicitor in Ballymoney]’ (The Campbellian, 10.11 (1944), pp.290-91).
28. Edward Moore GAMBLE. Dalkey; Church of Ireland; 16, 3 October 1922; Pensioner; Shrewsbury; Frederick West, Stockbroker. BA HP 1927 MB Hiem. 1927. Capt, RAMC; died in India, December 1943.
29. Robert Anthony Herbert GERRARD. Richmond, Surrey; Roman Catholic; 19, 21/22 January 1929; Pensioner; Ampleforth, -1928; John Joseph, Major-General, RAMC. Major, 33rd Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding) Regt; killed in action, Dunkirk, 13 June 1940. Buried, Veules-les-Roses Communal Cemetery, Row 1, Grave 10.
30. Geoffrey Ronald GETHINGS. Wicklow; Church of Ireland; 17, 2 October 1937; Pensioner; The King’s Hospital; Thomas Herbert, Carpenter. Pilot Officer, RAF, 1940; killed in action, 30 July 1942.
31. Robert Cecil GILBERT. Ent., 1940; Sgt/ Gunner, RAF, 1943; killed in action, Germany, March, 1945.
32. John Francis Fitzgerald GREGG. Cork; Church of Ireland; 23, 4 November 1926; Pensioner; University of Cambridge; John Allen Fitzgerald, Archbishop of Dublin. Pilot Officer, RAF, 1941; SEAC; died as prisoner-of-war, Malaya, November 1943.
33. Patrick Oswald Fitzgerald HADOKE. Co. Wicklow; Church of Ireland; 17, 24 June 1931; Pensioner; Portora; William Clark, Barrister. Selangor Volunteer Defence Force, 1938; prisoner-of-war, Malaya, 1941; died at sea, 26 June 1944.
34. George Raymond HALL. Dalkey; Church of Ireland; 19, 28/29 June 1928; Pensioner; Portora; David H, Clergyman. BA Aest. 1932 BComm Aest. 1933. Ft/ Lt, RAF, 1940; Bomber Command; killed, 9 May 1942.
35. Philip HARVEY, DFC. Co. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 17, 2 November 1938; Rossall School, Lancs; Thomas Arnold, Clergyman. Flying Officer, RAF, 1940; DFC, 1943; missing in operations over France, April 1943.
36. James Philip Peter HEARNE. Co. Wexford; Roman Catholic; 18, 14 January 1936; Pensioner; St George’s College, Weybridge; Michael James, Corn Merchant. BA Aest. 1940 BAO BCh MB Aest. 1942. Capt, RAMC, 1943; killed in action, Normandy, 13 June 1944.
William Harold Spencer HIGGINBOTHAM. BA Aest. 1923 MA Aest. 1926.
Killed by Japanese in Burma, 1942.
39. Terence Henry Kilpatrick HOSIE. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 17, 2 July 1935; Pensioner; Monkstown Park School and Portora; Henry Jonathan, Capt. Res. Of Officers and Company Director. BA Aest. 1939. Lt, RE, 1940; 8th Army; Africa, Sicily, Italy; killed in action, November 1943.
40. Thelma Daphne JACKSON (née STEWART). Co. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 17, 4 October 1938; The Cottage, Wadhurst, Sussex; Charles Trench, Stockbroker. Third Officer, WRNS; killed on active service (flying), off Cornwall, 1944. Her husband was also tragically killed: JACKSON, Arthur M, T/Sub Lieutenant (A), RNVR, FAA, 816 Sqn, Jackdaw, 23 July 1944, air crash.
41. Reginald JOHNSON, MBE. Surrey; Church of Ireland; 18, 10 October 1906; Pensioner; York; Thomas, Science Professor. BA BAO BCh MB Aest. 1912 MD Aest. 1915. Lt-Col, RAMC; died on active service, February 1941.
42. Patrick William KELLY. Co. Down; Church of Ireland; 17, 25 October 1938; Royal School Cavan and Mountjoy School; William, Clergyman. Lt, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 1940; killed in action, Burma, 13 April 1942.
43. John Brumhall KERR. Enniskillen; Church of Ireland; 18, 28/29 June 1928; Pensioner; Portora; Edward D, Farmer. MA 1933. 2/Lt, Indian Army, 1940; 2/16th Punjab Regt; missing, believed killed, Malaya, 1941.
44. George Montgomery KIDD. Dublin; Unitarian; 17, 16 October 1906; Pensioner; Tipperary (? Grammar School); Frederick William, Doctor. Junior Exhibitioner 1906 Scholar 1909 BA Hiem. 1910. British Adviser in Kelanton, Malaya, acting in liaison with Army; killed, January 1942, trying to make contact with troops in Johore.
45. Maurice Baylis KING MC (and Bar) OBE. 28 October 1909; Pensioner; ? NFP. BA Hiem. 1912 BAO BCh MB Aest. 1915. Col, RAMC, 1915; MC, 1917; Bar, 1917; killed in action, Italy, June 1944.
46. Michael William KINMONTH DFC. Khartoum, Sudan; Church of Ireland; 17, 23 October 1939; Sandford Park School; William, Manager, Shamrock Petrol. Ft/Lt, RAF, 1940; killed in flying accident while on duty, 11 November 1943.
47. Charles MacKenzie LESTER. Belfast, 21 October 1913; Church of Ireland; 18, 19 October 1932; Pensioner; Campbell College, 1924-1932. Athletic champion, 1932; Charles Wesley, Ulster Bank House, Strabane, Co. Tyrone, Bank Manager. Pilot Officer, RAF 1936. Ft/Lt; killed in action, 1940.
48. John Emile LEVERONI. London; Church of Ireland; 18, 5 July 1934; Pensioner; Kingstown Grammar School; Charles Emmanuel, Sales Supervisor. F/O, RAF, 1940; killed in flying accident, 23 September 1943.
49. George Alexander LEVIS. Bandon; Church of Ireland; 18, 26 June 1930; Pensioner; The King’s Hospital; Thomas Bradshaw, Assistant County Surveyor. BA Aest. 1935. Chaplain, Army, 1939; attached to Coldstream Guards; Dunkirk, PAI Force, North Africa; died of wounds, Italy, 8 December 1943 [? killed in action, 4 December 1943]
50. Arthur Gabbett LIDWILL. Co. Tipperary, 20 March 1920; Church of Ireland; 18, 3 May 1939; Aravon School and Campbell College, 1934-1938; Robert Arthur, Barrister, Brevet-Colonel. [? Is this Lt-Col Robert Peisley Lidwill, who won the DSO in the Sicilian campaign of 1943] Pte, Royal Irish Fusiliers and 11 Bn Royal Scots Fusiliers; killed in action, Normandy, 1944: ‘Arthur Lidwill is dead … He always epitomised the typical soldier. It was therefore no surprise to find that he decided to follow the family tradition and join the Army. Prior to taking up his profession, he took an Arts degree in Trinity. Shortly after the outbreak of war he enlisted in an Irish regiment. He took part in the Normandy campaign and met his end near Caen. He died as he had lived, a soldier and a gentleman’ (The Campbellian, 11.1 (1944), p.92.
51. Wilfred Lewis LLOYD, DSO MC CBE. York; Church of England; 17, 18 June 1913; Pensioner; Shrewsbury; Ernest Thomas, R.M. (retired). Shropshire Light Infantry, 1914. Major-General, GOC, 10th Indian Division; MC, 1916; killed on active service, 1944.
52. George Trevor LOWRY. Co. Meath; Church of Ireland; 17, 12 October 1923; Pensioner; Academical Institute, Coleraine; George Herbert, Auctioneer and Land Agent. Scholar 1926 BA Hiem. 1927 LLB Aest. 1929. Barrister, Hilary 1933. Colonial Legal Service. Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Force, 1940; killed in action, Hong Kong, December 1941.
53. Edward George William LYNCH. Co. Cork, 1916; Roman Catholic; 19, 2 October 1935; Pensioner; Epsom College, 1929-1934; Michael Edward, Med. Doctor. BA MB Hiem. 1940. Lt, IMS, 1940; killed on active service, 15 March 1942.
54. Daniel Waldron MCCARTHY. Leeds; Roman Catholic; 17, 30 June 1933; Pensioner; Colleg. Sch., Skibbereen; Daniel Barry, Engineer. BA Aest. 1937 MB Aest. 1939. Capt, RAMC; killed in action, North Africa, 27 October 1942.
55. Harold Featherstone MCCULLAGH. Kimberley, South Africa; Christian Scientist; 20, 17/18 October 1929; Pensioner; Grahamstown; Isaac John, Gentleman’s Outfitter. RAF; killed while piloting a bomber on raid over Germany.
56. John Catherwood MCEVETT. Roscommon; Church of Ireland; 18, July 1924; Sizar; Kilkenny College and Mountjoy School; Charles Henry, Clerk. Scholar, 1927. BA Hiem. 1928. Pte, Straits Settlements Volunteer Force; prisoner of war, February 1942; died in enemy hands, 30 October 1943.
57. Michael Aidan MCGILLIGAN. Madras Presidency; Roman Catholic; 18, 29 July 1937; St Gerard’s Bray; Michael, Indian Civil Service. Ft/Lt, RAF, Reconnaissance, 1940; killed in action, 8 June 1944.
58. Christopher James MCGREGOR. Bristol, 15 November 1916; Presbyterian; 18, 16 September 1935; Pensioner; Methodist College, Belfast, 1928-1935; Ambrose Alexander, Skegoniell Avenue, Belfast, Civil Servant. 2nd Lt, Royal Artillery, Northumberland Hussars; died on active service (prisoner of war), Salonika, 5 July 1941. [Phaleron Cemetery - Athens - February 2014]
59. John Patterson MCILWAINE. Co. Tyrone, 7 September 1914; Presbyterian; 18, 20 October 1932; Pensioner; Methodist College, Belfast, 1927-1932; Robert, Newtownstewart, Model School Teacher. BA Hiem. 1936. Staff, Down High School. Sergeant Pilot, RAF; killed in action, August 1941.
60. William Henry Vesey MACKAY. Dublin; Roman Catholic; 17, 30 September 1933; Pensioner; St Vincent’s College, Castleknock; William Thomas, Solicitor. BA HP 1941. Pilot Officer, RAF, 1942; killed in action, over Germany, May 1945.
61. Cecil Brian MCMULLAN. Belfast; Presbyterian; 17, 5 July 1935; Sizar; Royal Academical Institution Belfast; Andrew, Officer, Customs and Excise. Scholar 1939. BA Hiem. 1939. Sgt-Observer, RAF, 1940; Bomber Command; missing, presumed killed, over Germany, September 1941.
62. Michael King MACONCHY. Sussex; Church of Ireland; 18, 21 June 1938; Rossall; John King, Civil Engineer. DUFC First XV 1938-1939, 1939-1940. Lt, Irish Guards, 1941; killed in action, Normandy, August 1944.
63. Hugh Larmour MAGEE (despatches). Belfast; Church of Ireland; 25, 7 April 1937; Pensioner; Stranmillis Training College; Edward David, Gardener. Fl/Lt, RAF, 1939; Navigator, Bomber Command; killed in action, March 1942.
64. John Abraham MANLEY. Cork; Church of Ireland; 29, 11 October 1920; Pensioner; University College Cork; James Samuel, Provision Merchant. BA BAI Aest. 1923. Capt, RE; killed in action, February 1942.
65. Jocelyn Osborne MARKS. Co. Meath; Church of Ireland; 17, 19 January/6 July 1937; Sizar; Wilson’s Hospital and Mountjoy School; Jocelyn, Bank Official. BA Hiem. 1941. Lt, Royal Regiment of Artillery; died from an accident on active service, March 1946.
66. Robert Hamilton McKee MARTIN. Co. Donegal, 8 August 1912; Presbyterian; 19, 2 October 1931; Pensioner; Campbell College, 1926-1931. First XV, 1928-1931 (captain, 1930-1931); First XI 1930-1931 (captain, 1931); Rev. Hamilton Martin, Indian Presidency Mission, Ahmedabad, Bombay. DUFC, First XV 1935-1936. DU First XI 1932-1935. Final Irish Trial, 1938. BA Hiem. 1935 (Modern History). Staff, Campbell College, 1936-1937. Colonial Civil Service, 1937. Trinity College, Cambridge, 1937. Flying Officer, South African Air Force; killed in action, April, 1943: ‘To his many friends at Campbell the news of the death on Active Service somewhere in North Africa of Rob Martin was received with deep regret, and we extend our sincere sympathy to his mother and brother. Little need be added to the summary of his career except to say that, after taking the necessary course on his appointment to the Colonial Civil Service, he was sent to Basutoland. He joined up soon after the start of the war. Rob was universally popular. Wherever he went he radiated cheer and it was impossible to be bored in his company’ (The Campbellian, 10.9 (1943), pp.221-22.
67. Douglas William Tremlett MAXWELL. Co. Kerry, 4 March 1921; Church of Ireland; 18, 8 September 1939; Campbell College, 1935-1939; Rev. George Maxwell, Ballymacelligott Rectory, Tralee. Black Watch, 1940; Lt, Seaforth Highlanders, 1943; transferred to Commandos; killed in action, Sicily,1943: ‘We regret to announce the death in action in Sicily of “Blondie” Maxwell. In the minds of those who knew him at school he has left nothing but pleasant memories … “He was killed outright by a shell during the attack by this Brigade in the hills above Catania, the success of which eventually proved to be the final blow which loosened the German positions and was followed by their retreat to Messina and beyond” [Lt-Col G.L.W. Andrews] …” Douglas was an absolute character in the battalion – he had never missed a battle, never been sick, never had leave – and yet always cheerful and ready for anything … Up to the end of the Tunis show no officer in the whole battalion had done so much fighting as Douglas. He was to be left out of the Sicily campaign if possible … Douglas knew he was going to be killed quite definitely … He had already written letters to the padre and myself and they showed he was quite prepared for it” [Lt J.S.J. Swales]’ (The Campbellian, 10.10 (1943), pp.257-58).
68. Myles Harold Charles MOLLAN. Albokkabad, India, 14 February 1922; Church of England; 17, 30 September 1939; Cheltenham College, 1935-1939; Francis Robert Henry, Major RAMC. Lt, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 1941; 4/11 Sikh Regt, Indian Army, 1943; killed in action, Urbino, Italy, 9 September, 1944.
69. George Wall MORRIS. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 17, 18 June/10 November 1920; Pensioner; St Columba’s; ? Richard Wall. BA BAI 1926. Capt, RE; killed in action, France, 1940.
70. Brendan Francis MULLETT. Ent., 1940; W.O, Air Gunner, RAF, 1940; Bomber Command; killed in action, March 1943.
71. Douglas James NAUGHTON. Belfast, 15 May 1918; Presbyterian; 17, 16 March 1936; Pensioner; St Andrew’s College, 1929-1936; Joseph, Clerk. BA 1940. Surg./Lt. RNVR; died on active service.
72. Robert Wallace NESBITT. Dublin, 25 June 1894; Presbyterian; 18, 14 October 1912; Pensioner; St Andrew’s College, 1908-1918; Alexander, Draper. Junior Exhibitioner, 1912. BA MB Hiem. 1923. Surg./Commander, RN; killed on board HMHS Maine, at Alexandria, September 1941.
73. Walter Francis NEWELL. Singapore; Church of Ireland; 16, 12 July 1939; Sizar; Portora; Frank Thorpe Scott, Stockbroker. Ft/Lt, RAF, 1940; Bomber Command; killed in action, over Berlin, December 1943.
74. Robert Edward Hamilton NORTHRIDGE. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 18, 22 October 1931; Pensioner; St Columba’s; Robert, Clerk in Holy Orders. BA LLB Hiem.1936. DUFC 1934-1935. Ft/Lt , Instructor, RAF, 1939; killed in flying accident, November 1943. (REH (Bobby) Northridge read law and was one of five brothers and one sister Winifred who did science, and all went to Trinity College Dublin. He had been in the Colonial Service in Bechuanaland and a member of the RAFVR (Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve). REH spent a short time at Trinity College, Cambridge and his name is on their War Memorial. The name of Robert Edward Hamilton NORTHRIDGE appears on television quite often in programmes about Isaac Newton. Bobby's name is just above Newton's right shoulder. Their father was rector of St. Andrews in Suffolk Street, Dublin, (now the Tourist Office) and the family lived in Cross Avenue, Booterstown, Dublin, next to Eamonn DeValera. Source; Robert & Hannah Northridge).
75. Pierce William O’RYAN. Co. Waterford; Roman Catholic; 17, 30 June/1 July 1925; Pensioner; Presentation College, Kingstown; Jeremiah Francis, Ex District Inspector, Royal Irish Constabulary. RN; killed.
76. Herbert Evelyn OSWALD. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 21, 1 December 1937; St Columba’s and Keble College, Oxford; Herbert Evelyn Dalrymple, Clerk in Holy Orders. 2/Lt, Northamptonshire Regt, 1938; killed in action, Maroueil, France, 23 May 1940.
77. William James Neely PINKERTON. Armagh; Presbyterian; 19, 23/24 April 1929; Pensioner; Royal School, Armagh; William, Provision Merchant. BA Aest. 1933; LLB Aest. 1935. South African Artillery, 1941; seconded KRRC, 1944; killed in action, Italy, 13 September 1944.
78. Arthur Charles (? Chambers) PRIGGE. London; Church of Ireland; 18, 26 October 1932; Pensioner; Wesley; Charles Chambers, Confectioner’s Manager. BA Hiem. 1936. MSc. Hiem. 1937. Pte, Straits Settlements Volunteer Force, 1941; died in Japanese prisoner-of-war camp, Thailand.
79. Gilbert Charles RETZ. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 17, 1/2 October 1929; Pensioner; Sandford Park School; George, Butcher. BA Aest. 1933. MB Vern. 1937. Capt, IMS; died on active service, Malaya, August 1940.
80. Laurence Stewart ROBERTS. Co. Kildare; Church of Ireland; 17, 1/2 October 1925; Pensioner; Portora; Francis Stewart, Stockbroker (retired). BA Hiem. 1929 MA (?B) Vern. 1939. P/O, RAF; killed while flying over Abyssinia, October 1940.
81. Gerard Patrick ROCHE. Enniscorthy; Roman Catholic; 19, 28/29 June 1928; Pensioner; Ampleforth, 1922-1928; Henry J., Maltster. BA Aest. 1935 BAI Aest. 1936. Sgt/Navigator, RAF, 1942; killed in action, 21 February (? 21 September) 1944, Krefeld, Germany. Buried Rheinberg War Cemetery, 8. C. 2. ‘Gerard Roche came to Ampleforth in 1922 at the age of 13 and when the Houses came into existence in 1926 he entered St Cuthbert’s … Were one asked to name his outstanding quality the answer would be unhesitating – a very striking gentleness of character, a somewhat exceptional quality in a young boy … before he left school in 1928 he had played both in the School Cricket XI and the Rugger XV and he had also won his School swimming colours … After joining the RAF in 1942 and training in South Africa he became a navigator-pilot in the Pathfinders, which was a source of great pride to him. After many operational flights he was killed in action on September 21st, 1944, though his death was not officially confirmed for several months’ (The Ampleforth Journal, 50.2 (1945), pp. 75-76.
82. Francis Augustus RODDY OBE. Dublin; Roman Catholic; 16, 27 May 1908; Pensioner; Privately; Michael, Merchant. BA Vern. 1913 MB Aest. 1914. Col, RAMC (from reserve), 1939; died on active service, on HMHS Saint Julian, which he commanded, 15 March 1944.
83. Brian Thomas Stewart ROTHWELL. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 18, 16 January 1940; Rockpool, Co. Down, and Bedford School; William Edward, Army. Lt, 2nd Bn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 1940; killed in action, Simeto River, Sicily, 1943.
84. Richard Nelson ROYCROFT. Co. Cork; Church of Ireland; 18, 26 July 1939; Bandon Grammar School and Portora; Nelson Wolfe, Flour Miller. Lt, West Yorkshire Regt, 1939; killed in action, Keren, March 1941.
85. William Astle RYAN. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 18, 18 March 1924; Pensioner; Royal School Armagh; William Astle, Blind (no profession). BA Hiem. 1928. Surg./Lt, RN; died on active service, Trinidad, 24 August 1942.
86. Douglas Gordon SHAW. Cairo, 1 August 1888; Church of England; 17, 25 June 1906; Pensioner; St Andrew’s College, 1901-1903; William Leonard, Gentleman. Capt, RASC, 1912; CMF; died on active service, 1945.
87. Gordon Spencer SHEILL MC (despatches). Dublin; Church of Ireland; 17, 30 September 1933; Pensioner; Epsom College, 1930-1933; James Spencer, Medical. BA Aest. 1937; MB Aestiva 1939. Capt, The Black Watch, 1939; Field Ambulance, 6th Airborne Division; died of wounds received at Rhine Crossing, 24 March 1945. ‘During the early days of the fighting on the beachhead [in Normandy] a Dublin doctor distinguished himself in his care for the wounded. Captain Gordon Spencer Sheill was awarded the MC for his devotion to duty on 8-10 June 1944 “at Haute Longueville, [where he] was in charge of the Regimental Aid Post … In difficult conditions and without regard for his own safety, Captain Sheill attended Allied and enemy wounded alike, often in the face of intensive aerial bombardment or artillery and mortar fire” ’ R. Doherty, Irish Men and Women in the Second World War (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 1999), p.173.
88. Thomas SHILLINGTON. Belfast; Church of Ireland; 18, 23 June 1932; Pensioner; St Columba’s; Thomas Averell, Linen Manufacturer. Trooper, Royal Tank Regt, 1941; killed in action, El Alamein, 4 November 1942.
89. Harold Fitzgerald SLOAN. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 17, 24 June 1931; Pensioner; Malvern College; Harold Alexander, Civil Servant. BA Aest. 1935. MB Aest. 1937. Surg./Lt, RNVR,1940; HMS Javelin; killed in action, November 1940.
90. Donald Hector Tresham SMITH. Co. Louth; Church of Ireland; 17, 19 January 1937; Pensioner; Dundalk Grammar School; Robert Fergus, Bank Official. Lt, RNVR, 1939; died on active service, in Mediterranean, 1944: Biography by Don Fitzroy Smith.
91. John SMULLEN. Co. Donegal; Church of Ireland; 18, 18 May 1937; Pensioner; Sligo Grammar School; James Andrew, Farmer. Lt, East Surrey Regt, 1942; Manchester Regt; killed in action, Sicily, August 1943.
92. George Paton SMYTH. Dublin; Methodist; 17, 19 January 1932; Pensioner; High School; William Samuel, Commercial Traveller. 2/Lt, 1939. Capt, 1940, RASC; Reserve, 1937; SEAC; died in enemy hands, 1944.
93. William Bennett Megarry SMYTH. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 17, 2 July 1935; Pensioner; High School; William Samuel, Produce Broker. BA Aest. 1940. Sgt/Pilot, RAF, 1940; killed in action, over Germany, 17 September 1941.
94. William Dinwoodie SPEEDY. Dublin, 10 June 1898; Presbyterian; 18, 23 June 1916; Pensioner; St Andrew’s College, ? -1916; Thomas, Insurance Agent. BA Hiem. 1922 MB Hiem. 1924. RAMC; killed, 7 May 1944.
95. William Neville Curtis STEELE. Malin, Co. Donegal; Church of Ireland; 19, 3 October 1922; Pensioner; Mountjoy School; John Curtis, Clerk in Holy Orders. BA BAI Aest. 1926. Lt, Malay States Defence Force, 1940; wounded; prisoner-of-war, Malaya; sunk in Straits of Mala in Japanese Convoy.
96. Arthur Henry STEVENS. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 16, 24 August 1942; Earlsfort House School and Sandford Park School; William Pearson, Solicitor. RAF, 1943; AC 2; died of injuries on active service.
97. Alexandra Elise STEWART. Londonderry; Church of Ireland; 21, 8 October 1924; Pensioner; Magee College; Abraham McCausland, Civil Engineer. BA Hiem. 1926. Imperial Censorship, 1940; Gibraltar, 1940; Bermuda, 1941; died, Bermuda, 11 January 1942.
98. Robert Vesey STONEY. Co. Mayo; Church of Ireland; 22, 7 December 1925; Pensioner; Oxford University; Robert V[esey], Landowner (dead). BA (ad eundem Oxon.) HP 1926. Lt, RNVR, Special Branch, 1940; Naval Base, Freetown, 1943; died on active service, 1944.
99. Arthur Conan STRAHAN. Dublin, ? January 1905; Church of Ireland; 17, 16 October 1922; Pensioner; St Andrew’s College, 1912-1922; George Simon, Furniture Dealer. Scholar 1925. BA Hiem. 1926. Malaya Defence Force, 1928; prisoner-of-war, Singapore, 1942; died as prisoner-of-war, 10 August 1945.
100. Harold George TALBOT. Co. Wexford, 22 May 1918; Church of Ireland; 17, 29 April 1936; Pensioner; Newtown School, Kilkenny College, Campbell College, 1931-1933, Mountjoy School, 1934-1936; Rev. Thomas Talbot, Horetown Rectory, Foulksmills, Co. Wexford. Ft/Sgt, Royal New Zealand Air Force; killed in action, 23 September 1943: ‘We regret to announce the death of Harold Talbot, which took place during the first big raid on Hanover on 23 September 1943. No details of the affair are available. After he left Campbell he went to TCD, but only did a year there before going out to New Zealand, where he took up farming. He remained at this till the outbreak of war, when he joined the RAF, and went to Canada for his aircrew training. While he was there he became engaged to be married to a girl called Heuna Slack from Edmonton, but was posted home to England before he could get married … We offer his fiancée and all the members of his family our sincere sympathy’ (The Campbellian, 10.12 (1944), pp.318-19.
101. Brian Anthony TAYLOR. Mussoorie, N. India; Roman Catholic; 16, 26 April 1930; Pensioner; St Gerard’s School, Walcot, Herts; John North, Engineer. Flying Officer, RAF, 1937; Bomber Command; killed in action, 1940, and buried at Wilhelmshaven.
102. Cornelius John O’Sullivan TAYLOR. Punjab, India; Roman Catholic; 18, 1/2 July 1929; Pensioner; St Gerard’s School, Walcot, Herts; John Nicholas, Civil Engineer, Lt Col, C.I.E. S/Leader, RAF, 1931; lost over North Sea, 1941.
103. Derrick Henry Broderick TUCKEY. Co. Cork; Church of Ireland; 18, 7 July 1939; Sizar; Marlborough; John Townsend, Clerk in Holy Orders. 2/Lt, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers; died of wounds, Burma, April 1943.
104. William Jacob Van Stockum. Hattem, Holland, 30 November 1910; Unitarian; 18, 1/2 July 1929; Sizar; St Andrew’s College, 1924-1929; Abraham Johannes, Capt. In Dutch Navy. Scholar, 1931. BA Hiem. 1933. Ft/Lt, Royal Dutch Airforce; killed in action, 10 June 1944.
105. Leonard Noël WALSH. Dublin; Roman Catholic; 17, 3 October 1938; St Joseph’s College, Dumfries; Louis Vincent, Electrical Engineer. Ft/Lt, RAF, 1940; killed in action, France, May 1944, buried in Chartres.
106. Samuel Arthur Wentworth WATERS. Co. Dublin, 2 July 1921; Church of Ireland; 17, 7 July 1939; Sizar; Baymount Preparatory School, Sutton, and Campbell College, 1935-1939; Major James Arthur Hill Waters, Callary, Dundrum, Civil Servant. Sub-Lieutenant (A), RNVR; killed in action off Norway, November 1944: ‘We regret to announce the death in action of Sam Waters. He met his end off the coast of Norway attacking a U-boat and destroyer. He was a quiet, unassuming boy who unostentatiously did a good job of work while at school’ (The Campbellian, 11.1 (1944), p.94.
107. Henry WATSON. Clontibret, Co. Monaghan, 24 March 1909; Church of Ireland; 18, 21/22 October 1927; Pensioner; Campbell College, 1924-1927; Rev. Thomas Stewart Watson, The Rectory, Carrickmacross. Captain, DU Boat Club, 1930-1931. BA Hiem. 1931 (First Class; Mental and Moral Science). BAI Hiem. 1931. LLB 1932. Colonial Civil Service Cadet, 1933. Exeter College, Oxford, 1933-1934. Malaya, 1934. Cpl, Straits Settlement Volunteer Force/ Free Malay States Volunteer Force; died on active service (prisoner of war, Singapore),1945: ‘We regret to record the death of Harry Watson which took place in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp … He was appointed to the Colonial Administrative Service and, after a year at Oxford, was sent first to India, and then to Penang, Seremban, and finally to Singapore. There he joined the volunteers and was taken prisoner when Singapore fell … “From letters received from friends, his relatives knew that in 1943 he was in Kuching camp, Borneo. Later that year he went with a working party to Dahan, where his gift for languages helped him to do an excellent job for the men. In 1944 he was back in Kuching, … In October 1944 he was one of a party of 300 sent to Lahuan. Conditions here were particularly bad, and by Christmas only 60 of the party remained alive. According to Japanese reports, four men were shot attempting to escape early in 1945 and Harry may have been one of these. The rest of the party were moved to Brunei, but as there were no survivors, it is impossible to tell definitely what happened” [Belfast News Letter, undated]’ (The Campbellian, 11.5 (1946), pp.257-58).
108. Hayter Arnott WELLS. Dublin; Church of Ireland; 18, 1/2 July 1929; Pensioner; Sandford Park School; William Hardy, Chief of Branches, Bank of Ireland. BA Aest. 1933. MB Hiem. 1934. Major, killed in action., Normandy, July 1944.
109. Sir William Ireland de Courcy WHEELER. Dublin; Plymouth Brother; 17, 26 June 1896; Pensioner; High School; William Ireland, Surgeon. BA Hiem. 1899 BAO BCh MB Hiem. 1902. Surgeon-Rear-Admiral, RNVR; died on active service, 11 September 1943.
110. John de Burgh WHYTE. Warwick; Church of Ireland; 16, 2 October 1930; Pensioner; Warwick School; Cecil Hugh de Burgh, Official, Guinness’s Brewery. Lt,1st Field Regt, RA; killed in Syria, 1941.
111. George Henry WRIGHT. Co. Tyrone; Presbyterian; 17, 9 July 1941; Sizar; Royal School Armagh; Samuel Alexander, P.E.S.Teacher. Lt, RE, 1941; died of wounds, Italy, 11 February 1944.
112. Henry Charles Hugh FitzHERBERT. Rathfarnham. 12 July, 1908. Church of Ireland. Pensioner 1926-7; Cheltenham College 1922 - 25; Eden, stockbroker, Avoca Avenue, Blackrock; stockbroker; Captain, 2nd Battalion, Irish Guards. Killed in action, 2nd April, 1945, Germany. www.irishwarmemorials.ie
113. Malachy James SIMONDS. Donore, Co. Louth; RC; 17, October 1938, ? Pensioner; St Gerard´s Bray and Wellington College; Lt Col. James Napier, Staleen House, Donore, Drogheda, Co. Louth; Flt Sgt, RAF Volunteer Reserve, October 1940; 463 (RAAF) Sqdn; killed in action, 19 July 1944. Plot 14, Row F. Coll. grave 4-9, Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais.