The South Irish Horse
The South Irish Horse
The South Irish Horse
"1917 London Gazette Entries"

The following table shows entries from the London Gazette, covering the period 1st January 1917 to 11th December 1917 and relating to officers and men of the South Irish Horse. See the gazette introduction page for more information about the publication called the London Gazette

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Page 18 1st Jan 1917
To be Brevet Lt Cols in Reserve of Officers Maj (temp Lt Col) RC BROWNE-CLAYTON, Res of Off, late Hrs.

Page 40 1st Jan 1917 MILITARY CROSS
Capt James ROCHE-KELLY. S Ir Horse

Page 193 4th Jan 1917 MENTION IN DESPATCHES,
dated WAR OFFICE 2nd Jan 1917, from D Haig, General, Commander-in-Chief The British Armies in France, dated 13th Nov 1916. BROWNE-CLAYTON, Maj (temp Brig Gen), RC, DSO, Reserve of Officers.

Page 206 4th Jan 1917 MENTION IN DESPATCHES,
dated WAR OFFICE 2nd Jan 1917, from D Haig, General, Commander-in-Chief The British Armies in France, dated 13th Nov 1916. S Ir Horse- BROWNE-CLAYTON, Maj (temp Lt Col), RC, DSO, Reserve of Officers.

Page 288 5th Jan 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS
From Off Cadet Units to be 2nd Lts from 21st Dec 1916 CAVALRY, S Ir Horse-
Walter James FERGUSSON, Addison Barnes Perrot HADDEN, Norbert
 MURPHY, William PURCELL, John SHARP
CAVALRY The undermentioned 2nd Lts (on prob) are confirmed in their rank:- S Ir Horse.
WA BIGNELL

Page 831 22nd Jan 1917. MILITARY MEDAL
Awarded. 1287 Pte FW GORE, South Irish Horse

Page 833 22nd Jan 1917 MILITARY MEDAL
Awarded. 1198 L/C S MAGILL, South Irish Horse.

NOTE: at some point before we checked this issue of the Gazette someone had left red pen marks next to the above two names. On the same list of MM awards red marks were left by about 8 other names, not all of them cavalry men.

Page 1452 12th Feb 1917.
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS, RESERVE UNITS,CAVALRY.
28th Jan 1917 S Ir Horse. The undermentioned,
from Officers Cadet Units to be 2nd Lts:- Harold Carden KENT, Eugene Joseph LONG

Page 2131 2nd March 1917.
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS, RESERVE UNITS, CAVALRY.
17th Feb 1917 S Irish Horse The undermentioned, from Officers Cadet Units to be 2nd Lts:- Richard Gardiner BREWSTER, Ferdinand Jules VAMBECK

Page 2261 6th Mar 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS, RESERVE UNITS, CAVALRY. S Ir Horse
Maj HJJ STERN to be acting Lt-Col whilst comdg a Corps Cav Regt, from 29th Oct to 23rd Nov 1916.

Page 2264 6th March 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS, RESERVE UNITS, CAVALRY. S Irish Horse
The undermentioned, 2nd Lts (on prob) are confirmed in their rank:-
H McCARROLL, JA Watts

Page 2614 15th Mar 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS, RESERVE UNITS, CAVALRY.
28th Jan 1917 S Irish Horse
The undermentioned, from Officers Cadet Units to be 2nd Lts:- Cecil Joseph DIGNAN, George James GAYNOR

Page 3067 28th Mar 1917
(Cav Commanding a Corps Cav Regt including SIH) CAVALRY Lancers: -
Capt (Temp Lt-Col) AG McCLINTOCK to be Maj 16th Jan 1917

Page 3711 18th Apr 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS, RESERVE UNITS, CAVALRY. South Irish Horse
Temp 2nd Lt Stuart Jocelyn MITCHELL, from R Ir Rif, to be 2nd Lt 18th Apr 1917, with seniority from 1st Mar 1917.

Page 4067 28th Apr 1917 SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS, RESERVE UNITS, CAVALRY.
17th Apr 1917 S Irish Horse The undermentioned, from Officers Cadet Units to be 2nd Lts:-
Patrick John 
COXArthur John CRONE, Albert Herbert GILLESPIE, Richard KingstoJAGO, Allan Taylor JAMESON, Walter Duncan KELSO

Page 4580 11th May 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. CAVALY
The undermentioned, from Officer Cadet Units, to be 2nd Lts:- S. Irish Horse 1st May 1917
Cusack Henry James METGE, Thomas Benjamin AYLWARD

Page 4755 15th May 1917 MENTION IN DESPATCHES.
CAVALRY SPECIAL RESERVE.
Irish Horse. RODMAN RB, No 1254 Serjt. (Possibly NIH) RUTHERFORD H, No 1293 Lce.-Corpl. COOPER R, No 1126 Pte. (Possibly NIH)

Page 4929 21st May 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. RESERVE UNITS. CAVALRY. South Irish Horse: -
Lt-Col JGH Lord DECIES DSO relinquishes his commn. And is granted permission to retain his rank and wear the prescribed uniform. 22nd May 1917. Maj (temp Lt-Col) IW BURNS-LINDOW DSO to be Lt-Col. 22nd May 1917

Page 5601 6th June 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. CAVALRY. S Irish Horse
Bryan B BELLEW MC from Lt RFA to be 2nd Lt. 7th June 1917

Page 5695 8th June 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. CAVALRY. S Irish Horse
2nd Lt (on prob) R DEASE is confirmed in his rank. 8th June 1917

Page 5858 14th June 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. CAVALRY. S Irish Horse
Charles Bryan PENROSE-FITZ-GERALD to be 2nd Lt. 15th June 1917

Page 6628 3rd July 1917
The undermentioned temp. appt. is made at the War Office:- Special Appt. (Graded for purposes of pay as a GSO 3rd Grade). - Maj (temp Lt-Col) RF Earl of WICKLOW, S Irish Horse, Spec Res and to relinquish his temp. rank. 1st May 1917.

Page 6689 5th July 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. CAVALRY. South Irish Horse.
2nd Lt RSS DOBBS, from Royal Field Artillery, to be 2nd Lt. 6th July 1917.

Page 6781 6th July 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. CAVALY. S.Ir. Horse.
Lt GC COLVILL to be Capt. 27th Oct 1916.
The undermentioned 2nd Lts to be Lts 27th Oct 1916:-
R DEASE, FB COSTELLO, SE HANRATTY, CP MaCAULEY, E HAMILTON

Page 7416 20th July 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. CAVALRY.
The undermentioned, from Officers Cadet Units, to be 2nd Lts:- S Irish Horse -
8th July 1917 Terence Kendal GREENE

Page 7471 23rd July 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. RESERVE UNITS. CAVALRY. S Ir Horse.
Lt AG DIGNAN is secd. For emplt. With Mil. Police. 15th April 1917.

Page 7784 30th July 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. CAVALRY. S Irish Horse
The undermentioned, from an Officer Cadet Unit,
to be 2nd Lts. 27th June 1917 EC PENROSE, AS WOLFE-SMYTH

Page 8222 13th Aug 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. CAVALRY. S Irish Horse.
Temp 2nd Lt William NEILL from Res Regts of Cav to be 2nd Lt. 14th Aug 1917,
with seniority from 29th June 1917.

Page 9012 30th Aug 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. RESERVE UNITS. CAVALRY. S Ir Horse.
Lt FL SKINNER to be actg. Capt. (without the pay and allowances of that rank)
whilst holding the appt. of Adjt. 3rd Aug 1917

Page 9450 13th Sept 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. CAVALRY. S Irish Horse.
The undermentioned from Officer Cadet Units, to be 2nd Lts:- 25th Aug 1917
William George JAGO, George Robert McDONALD

Page 9550 15th Sept 1917
CAVALRY. South Irish Horse.
Qr-Mr and Hon. Lt WJ CHILCOTT to be hon. Capt. 1st Jul 1917

Page 9560 17th Sept 1917.
(R Ir Regt attached to 7th (SIH) Bn) CITATIONS FOR BAR TO MILITARY CROSS.
Lt Arthur Oxford Cecil PATMAN, MC. R Ir Regt. Spec Res. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during an attack upon an enemy position. He led his company with irresistible dash, in addition reorganising and taking command of another company whose commander had become a casualty. He displayed great fearlessness and able leadership. (first MC gazetted 14th Nov 1916)

Page 9863 24th Sep 1917.
(R Ir Regt later serving in 7th (SIH) Bn) DECORATION MILITAIRE (Belgian decoration)
4155 Lance-Corporal James McMASTER. Royal Irish Regiment. (Maghera).

Page 18021 20th Oct 1917.(check page number)
(R Ir Regt listed in "List of British Officers taken prisoner August 1914- November 1918".
In that list he is recorded as serving in 2nd Bn R Ir Regt attached FROM SIH. In the gazette he is commissioned into R Ir Regt) INFANTRY. R Ir Regt. The undermentioned, from attd., are transfd. To Regular Bns as temp. Officers with dates of seniority as stated. 2nd Lt CH SMITH. 27th June 1917.

Page 11256 31st Oct 1917
SPECIAL APPOINTMENTS. (Graded for purposes of pay as Staff Lts, 1st Cl.):- Maj G O'GRADY, S Ir Horse, Spec Res. 5th June 1917
ATTACHED to HD-QRS UNITS. Brig. Comdrs. And to be temp. Brig.-Gens. Whilst so employed:- Bt Lt-Col HHG Hyslop DSO. Arg & Suth'd Highrs, vice Bt Lt-Col RC BROWNE-CLAYTON DSO. Res of Off. 26th Aug 1917.

Page 11285 1st Nov 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. CAVALRY. S Ir Horse.
The undermentioned Capts to be Majors. 2nd Nov 1917.
NCB FURLONG, EL PHELPS

Page 11797 15th Nov 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. RESERVE UNITS. CAVALRY. Ir Horse.
The undermentioned 2nd Lts to be Lts:-
1st July 1917 RV KENT, WS BARRETT, H McCARROLL, GA HARRIS
2nd July 1917 CA DIGNAN 29th Aug 1917 (See Page 12636 below) W DWYER

Page 11974 ??Nov 1917 Military Medal
1001 Pte W WATT, Irish Horse (Rathfriland) {possibly NIH}

Page 12482 28th Nov 1917
(R Ir Regt attached to 7th (SIH) Bn) MENTION IN DESPATCHES LIVERPOOL REGT
CALL F
, Maj (act Lt-Col) R Ir Regt.

Page 12636 1st Dec 1917
SPECIAL RESERVE OF OFFICERS. RESERVE UNITS. CAVALRY. Ir Horse.
The promotion to the rank of Lt of 2nd Lt W DWYER, notified in the Gazette of 15th Nov 1917, is antedated to 2nd July 1917.

Page 12662 4th Dec 1917.
HD-QRS OF ADMIN. SERVS AND DEPTS. The undermentioned temp. appt. is made:- ADC - Lt VGHF the Marq. CONYNGHAM. Ir Horse. 7th Nov 1917

Page 12907 - 11th Dec 1917
War office 11th December 1917 The following Despatch has been received by the Secretary of State for War from Field- Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, KT, GCB, GCVO, KCIE, Commander-in-Chief of the British Armies in France. General Headquarters, 7th November 1917.

Sir, I have the honour to submit a list of names of those officers, ladies, non-commissioned officers and men serving, or who have served, under my command during the period February 26th to midnight, September 20/21st 1917whose distinguished and gallant services and devotion to duty I consider deserving of mention. I have the honour to be, Sir, Your obedient Servant, D Haig, Field-Marshal,
Commander-in- chief, The British Armies in France.

MENTION IN DESPATCHES, from GHQ 7th Nov 1917.
STAFF page 12914
HANKEY, Maj (temp Lt-Col) SRA DSO, Ir Horse

STAFF page 12917
MATTHEWS
, Maj DS, ret pay, Res of Off.

LANCERS page 12925
TRUMAN
, Maj (actg Lt-Col) CM DSO

IRISH HORSE page 12925
O'GRADY
, Maj
G POLLARD, No 862 Lce-Corpl (actg Sqdn Qrmr-Serjt) J

ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT page 13232
LOWRY No 1525 Pte C.P.
O'HARA No 1421 Lce - Corpl W
THOMPSON No 1717 Pte A
VENABLES No 1275 Pte A (now No 14431, A.C.C)

Page 13039 13th Dec 1917
REGULAR FORCES. INFANTRY. Service Battalions. R Ir Regt. Maj (actg Lt-Col) CM TRUMAN, DSO (Lrs) to comd a Bn, and to be temp Lt-Col. 27th Aug 17, with seniority 12th Nov 1916.


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