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Roll of Honour

Bushmills is located on the north coast of County Antrim, beside the Giant’s Causeway.

At the time of the First World War, the population of the village was approximately 1,700 people.

This is a list of the 104 men from Bushmills and district who lost their lives during the First World War. They are commemorated on the Bushmills War Memorial.

This information is kindly reproduced with the permission of Robert Thompson from his book “Bushmills Heroes”, available by contacting the author at robert@riversideroad.freeserve.co.uk

Roll:

Name Date of Death
Charles Allen 18 November 1914
William John Bell 1 November 1918
Andrew Bennett 14 October 1918
John Black 1 July 1916
William Boyle 15 May 1917
Gordon Brown 6 March 1917
Samuel Brown 10 August 1917
James Callaghan 1 December 1915
John Campbell 10 March 1915
Robert Carson 1 July 1916
Samuel Carson 1 July 1916
William Hill Chambers 26 September 1916
Daniel Hugh Christie 26 November 1917
George Cochrane 1 July 1916
John Cochrane 1 July 1916
James Connor 29 March 1918
Alexander Craig 1 July 1916
John Craig 24 March 1918
Samuel Craig 1 July 1916
Thomas Patrick Craig 22 March 1918
Isaac Dean 1 July 1916
Donald Gordon Douglas 20 September 1917
William James Dunlop 21 September 1916
Alexander Elliott 26 August 1918
David Elliott 9 January 1917
Charles Esdale 1 July 1916
Wilson Fullerton 17 September 1918
Robert Galbraith 7 September 1916
Hugh Gault 28 March 1918
Robert John Richmond Gilmore 2 July 1916
William Graham 24 April 1915
Robert Greer 19 June 1915
Walter Thomas Gueston 28 April 1918
William Hatty 15 August 1917
William Charles Hill 3 March 1916
Daniel Hunter 21 October 1916
Daniel Johnston 1 July 1916
John Kane 9 June 1917
Johnston Kane 22 August 1916
Peter Kane 18 May 1917
Thomas Kennedy 1 July 1916
Daniel Kerr 6 July 1915
John Liken 11 July 1917
John Stinson Lyons 24 April 1915
Hugh McAllister 17 September 1917
Isaac Bell McAllister 14 July 1916
John McBride 27 September 1918
William McBride 4 November 1916
Frederick McCallum 24 March 1918
Hugh McCallum 1 July 1916
Daniel McCaughan 31 July 1917
Jackson McCaughan 1 July 1916
Robert McClements 24 March 1918
James McConaghy 1 July 1916
Thomas Forgrave McConaghy 21 August 1918
Allan Mills McCulla 24 November 1917
Arthur McCullagh 10 December 1916
William McCurdy 1 July 1916
John McEachern 28 April 1918
Thomas Lamont McFall 7 August 1917
Thomas McFaul 29 September 1918
Andrew McGahey 22 August 1917
James McGowan 1 July 1916
John McGowan 1 July 1916
James McGrattan 26 July 1917
John McGrattan 6 January 1917
Daniel McGregor 23 April 1917
David McGregor 15 September 1916
John McIlhargy 1 July 1916
James McKay 15 September 1916
Matthew McKay 1 July 1916
William McKeague 13 February 1917
James Acheson McLean 30 September 1917
John McMaster 6 June 1916
Sir Arthur Douglas MacNaghten 15 September 1916
Sir Edward Harold MacNaghten 1 July 1916
David McNabb 25 June 1917
John McNabb 8 August 1917
Robert McNabb 22 November 1917
Robert Boyd McNeill 1 July 1917
John William McVicker 14 July 1916
Samuel Mitchell 14 June 1917
Robert Moore 9 May 1915
William Moore 27 April 1916
John Morton 22 May 1915
Robert John Morrow 1 July 1916
William John Morrow 1 July 1916
Samuel Mulholland 1 July 1916
Hugh Patton 16 August 1917
Robert Paul 13 August 1917
Hugh Purcell 6 October 1919
Arthur Ross 23 August 1918
Samuel Speers 7 July 1916
Henry Stewart-Moore 10 September 1916
Alexander Taylor 3 October 1916
Samuel Taylor 9 March 1917
Robert Taggart 1 July 1916
Joseph Lyons Thompson 4 November 1918
William Steele Thompson 10 November 1917
James Verner 1 July 1916
Alexander Weir 23 January 1919
Archibald Weir 27 September 1917
Andrew Wilkinson 8 August 1918

For more information on the history of Bushmills, visit www.bushmillsvillage.com