ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT
Memorials at Victoria Barracks
(now Kickham Barracks) ,Clonmel, Co.Tipperary, Ireland:
*Thanks to Mick from Clonmel for his help with many inscriptions
of the Officers, Non commissioned officers and Private soldiers
of the 1st and 2nd battalions of the Royal Irish Regiment who
died of disease or were killed in action during the campaigns
of Afghanistan 1879-80 and Egypt 1882.This memorial is erected
by their comrades. Also in memory of the Nile expedition 84-85.
Cr Sergt J.Bagnal, Sergts J.Mann, J.McConnell,
Lce Sergt J.Cox,
Corpl L.Connolly, Lce Corpl A.Thompson, Ptes J.Barry,
L.Bolger, J.Burke, P.Carroll, T.Carthy,
M.Delaney, R.Dillon, M.Downey, P.Dunphy,
J.Freeman, J.Gorman, T.Graham, M.Haldon,
R. Keefe, M.Kehoe, G.Kelly, T.Kelly,
M.Keane, J.Kenny, J.Kennedy, H.King,
J.Lee, J.Madden, J.Manley, W.Milne,
J.Monaghan, J.Moore, G.McDonnell,D.McGuill,
J.McGuire, A.Newman, J.O'Brien, T.O'Connell,
T.Preston, T.Ready, M.Shea, P.Traynor.
Killed in action
Lce Corpl F. Devine,
Ptes P.Milligan, P.Stars.
Lieutenant J.H. Lothian, Armr Sergt T.Gillson, Sergts
M.Harpur, T.Holmes, C.Whiteside.
Drumr J. O'Connor, Boy A. Paradine, Ptes J.Brophy,
M.Callaghan, N.Fardy, H.Garner,
J.Gulliver, P.Jordan, P.Joyce, J.Maher,
J.Ryan (101), J.Ryan (1254), E.Street, J.Willis,
1899-1902. To the memory of the Officers, Non commissioned officers
and Men of the Royal Irish Regiment
who were killed in action or died of wounds or disease during
Killed in action
or Died of wounds
Sir J.E.C. - Captain Alderson J.B.S. - Captain Arbuthnot
Captain Fosbery F.L. - Captain French S.G. - Captain
Sergeants 6154 Brady W.J. - 2343 Keyton J. - 4882
Corporals 5583 Hogan E. - 6217 Ryan T.
Lance Corporals 4348 Dowie G. - 3943 O'Farrell W.
Privates 63 Azelby H. - 3733 Barry J. VC - 1040
Brett J. - 289 Brophy E. - 3853 Carroll M.
724 Clancy J. - 1198 Colwell J. - 944 Connolly
J. - 5062 Corbett T.
2958 Costan W. - 3185 Cullen M. - 3798 Dawson
3614 Dennison J . - 459 Devereux D. - 3923 Donovan
6517 Donovan M. - 2512 Doyle D. - 5295 Dundon
M. - 6035 Eaton A.
1989 FitzGerald J. -1049 Gardiner J. - 858 Grindon
W. - 6413 Holden M.
3425 Keating M. - 140 Keogh M. - 6331 Murphy
6435 Murphy P. - 6447 McGrath M. - 4055 McLean
J. - 6559 Neagle M.
6529 Power M. - 6609 Power J. - 2494 Ryan
5291 Ryan P. - 3439 Shea J. - 2066 Stewart
D. - 2744 Taylor L.
5871 Walsh B. - 6114 Whelan M.
Drowned 5845 Kehoe D. - 3496 O'Neal M. - 4257 Sweeney
Died of Disease
G.A.A. - 2nd Lieut. Fletcher A.C.S.
Staff Sergeants 3750 Broderick P. - 2264 Morey T.
Sergeants 4313 Cheasty J. - 3157 Healy H.T.
Corporals 5804 Fagan W. - 5130 Murphy P. - Drummer
5672 Wall M.
Privates 5411 Brennan J. - 138 Brien J. - 32 Carthy
P. - 6260 Clancy L.
1858 Cline J. - 4106 Clouter E. - 5400 Coveney
M. - 4256 Craven J.
4227 Daly C. - 1823 Dempsey P. - 6606 Donoghue
W. - 3767 Dunne T.
6305 Erett J. - 3146 Eustace J. - 3951 Fagan
6248 Fenelon J. - 6346 Field R. - 6219 Fleming
J. - 6335 Foran W. - 1444 Giltrap J.
1918 Gorman T. - 580 Hanton J. - 6797 Houghton
J. - 1578 Hill J. - 2909 Holohan B.
274 Kane P. - 939 Kavanagh T. - 6363 Kavanagh
A. - 6542 Keating P.
586 Kelly W. - 6031 Lee J. - 6228 Martin
J. - 3846 Malone M.
4084 McGuinness M. - 83 McNamara W. - 4719 McNamara
J. - 4414 Moran J.
6153 Mulcahy P. - 6264 Mulcahy J. - 131 Murphy
P. - 1670 Murphy J.
6375 Murphy J. - 2111 Murray M. - 6513 O'Neill
J. - 6397 Power T. -
2326 Pyte J. - 6453 Quirke J. - 3419 Scannell
W . - 1471 Sinnott J.
4871 Slattery J. - 3620 Walsh R.J. - 1458 Webster
G. - 6350 Whitmore W ."
Memorial in Dublin Cathedral:
window was erected to the memory of those of the18th (Royal Irish)
who fell in the Crimea 1855-56 Killed or Died of their wounds
Lieut. J.W. Meurant
in action, 18th June 1855.
Three Sergeants, One Drummer
and 85 Rank and File.
Died of Disease
Ensign E.D. Ricard, 5th May 1856
3 Sergeants and 77 Rank and File."
Graves at St. Mary's
Churchyard, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland :
"To the memory
of Private Patrick Croke, 1st 18th The Royal Irish,
who was found drowned in the River Suir, 1st December 1880 aged
Also his beloved wife Ellen who died at Clonmel 10th February
Erected by the Officers, N.C.Officers and Men Depot 1st 18th The
"To the memory
of Private Francis Roache, 18th Royal Irish, who died at
Clonmel, 23rd April 1881,
aged 32 years, who leaves a young wife to mourn his loss."
Memorials at St.
Patrick's Cemetery, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland :
the Officers and Non Commissioned Officers of the Royal Irish
in memory of
Sergt. Maj. P. McDonald died 27th April 1899.
Sergt. Maj. W.J. Savage
QM Master Sergt. J. Hart
Pay Master Sergt. R. Humphreys
Colour Sergt. W. Barrett
Sergt. J. Kavanagh
Sergt. M. Carroll
Colour Sergt. N. Hegarty
Sergt. C. Murphy."
P.M. Sergt. 18th R.I. Regiment
who died 25th July 1889 age 31 years."
memory of William John Savage Sergeant Major in the Royal
Egypt 1882 - Hazara 1888
Born April 26th 1862
Died Oct. 8th 1852
A brave and true soldier.
Erected by his affianced wife J.S. and H.A."
Memorial at Glasnevin,
the memory of the soldiers belonging to His Majesty's 18th Regiment
of Foot, and a few belonging to other corps,
who, actuated by a desire of more extensive service, nobly volunteered
from the South Mayo and different Regiments of Irish Militia
into the line and who were unfortunately shipwrecked on this coast
in the Prince of Wales Packet,
and perished on the night of the 19th of November, 1807. This
tribute to their memory has been placed on their tomb
by order of General the Earl of Harrington, Commander of the Forces
Memorial at Peshawar, India:
the memory of the undermentioned men of D Company 2nd Battalion
Royal Irish Regiment who died on the date stated:
No. 1421 Private N. Corr. 16 Sep 1885. Aged 18 yrs
No. 2156 Private A. Murphy. 8 Aug 1888. Aged 22 yrs
No. 1466 Private P. Martin. from a wound received in action
8 Oct 1888. Aged 25 yrs
No. 1515 Private J. Maloney. 17 Mar 1890. Aged 29 yrs
No. 3181 Private T. Casey. 15 Jul 1890. Aged 19 yrs."
Memorial at Rawalpindi:
of Lance Corporal George Todd, Bandsman Henry Moore
and Charles G. Frost,
the 2nd Battalion The Royal Irish Regiment, who were killed in
a railway accident on 15 March 1885."