Private George McFarland


The background of this North Irish Horseman is not known at present.

George McFarland enlisted in the North Irish Horse between 4 January and 12 April 1917 (regimental number 2353, 2354, 2357, 2359 or 2360 – later Corps of Hussars No.71770).

He remained at the regimental reserve camp at Antrim until January 1918, when he embarked for Egypt with a draft of around fifty North Irish Horsemen from the Antrim camp. There he was attached to the 1/1st Nottinghamshire Yeomanry (Sherwood Rangers), serving with that regiment in the Palestine campaign.

He was still serving as late as January 1920.