This site tells the story of the North Irish Horse regiment during the First World War, including its operations as cavalry, cyclist and infantry formations. It is dedicated to my grandfather, Francis Joseph McMahon, whose story inspired my research and is told here.

A detailed history of the North Irish Horse can be found in my book The North Irish Horse in the Great War, published by Pen & Sword Military. To purchase a copy click on the cover image below.

 

   

 

If you would like more information on a family member who served in the North Irish Horse during the Great War, please feel free to contact me at philliptardif@iinet.net.au.

 

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An image of Lance Corporal William John Craig of Tullylish, County Down

I regularly add new biographies on men of the North Irish Horse. The latest are:

Private Harry Farrow of London
Private Alexander Lynn of Ballymena, County Antrim
Private Hugh Hall Johnston of Ballynamaddy, County Antrim
Private John Gilchrist of Dunaird, County Antrim
Private Hugh McCahon of Moneyleck, County Antrim
Boy Albert E. Allen
Private Robert Cluney of Belfast

 

If you would like to help keep this site going, please consider making a small donation.

 

 

 

For information on the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons Service Squadron, which served with the North Irish Horse through much of the war, click on the Inniskilling badge below.

 

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