Irish Brigade

The story of the 38th (Irish) Brigade in the Second World War

Faugh a Ballagh        Nec Aspera Terrent         Quis Separabit


The Senio to the River Po, 1945

948 Reginald Bartlett

Rank: Lieutenant      Unit: Royal Irish Fusiliers   Service number: 327466

Date: 11.03.1945   Age: 26   Place of burial:  Faenza

Lieutenant Bartlett was shot in the head by a German sniper when he raised his head above the south bank of the Senio.

949 John Pottinger

Rank: Lance Corporal      Unit: Royal Irish Fusiliers   Service number: 3663317

Date: 11.03.1945   Age: 21   Place of burial:  Faenza

950 Patrick Fahy

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Irish Fusiliers   Service number: 7045679

Date: 12.03.1945   Age: 30   Place of burial:  Faenza

951 Norman Johnston

Rank: Sergeant      Unit: London Irish Rifles   Service number: 7018844

Date: 15.03.1945   Age: 23   Place of burial:  Faenza

952 Eric Severn

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 6983183

Date: 17.03.1945   Age: 32   Place of burial:  Faenza

953 Alexander Price

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Irish Fusiliers   Service number: 6955484

Date: 18.03.1945   Age: 21   Place of burial:  Faenza

954 George Murray

Rank: Lieutenant      Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers    Service number: 309868

Date: 19.03.1945   Age: 27   Place of burial:  Faenza

955 Maurice Young

Rank: Lieutenant      Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers    Service number: 296607

Date: 20.03.1945   Age: 24   Place of burial:  Faenza

Read more about Lt Young by clicking here.  

956 Victor Pywell

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 14516398

Date: 22.03.1945   Age: 21   Place of burial:  Faenza

957 Norman Irwin

Rank: Rifleman     Unit: London Irish Rifles   Service number: 14417552

Date: 22.03.1945   Age: 21   Place of burial:  Faenza

958 Anthony Robinson

Rank: Lieutenant      Unit: Royal Irish Fusiliers   Service number: 292209

Date: 24.03.1945   Age: 21   Place of burial:  Florence

959 William Hewlett

Rank: Rifleman     Unit: London Irish Rifles   Service number: 5679506

Date: 26.03.1945   Age: 25   Place of burial:  Faenza

960 Frederick Masters

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Irish Fusiliers   Service number: 6983443

Date: 29.03.1945   Age: 27   Place of burial:  Forli

962 Roy Ord

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 4394237

Date: 04.04.1945   Age: 29   Place of burial:  Faenza

963 Stanley Hughes

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Irish Fusiliers   Service number: 4130995

Date: 08.04.1945   Age: 23   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

964 Samuel Maddison

Rank: Lance Corporal      Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers    Service number: 14381465

Date: 13.04.1945   Age: 20   Place of burial:  Faenza

965 Timothy O’Farrell

Rank: Corporal      Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 14222433

Date: 13.04.1945   Age: 25   Place of burial:  Faenza

966 Arthur Ray

Rank: Rifleman     Unit: London Irish Rifles   Service number: 6459782

Date: 13.04.1945   Age: 26   Place of burial:  Faenza

967 William Coyle

Rank: Corporal      Unit: Royal Irish Fusiliers   Service number: 7019957

Date: 13.04.1945   Age: 23   Place of burial:  Faenza

968 Leslie Caines

Rank: Lance Sergeant      Unit: London Irish Rifles   Service number: 5671415

Date: 14.04.1945   Age: 25   Place of burial:  Faenza

969 Edwin Edland

Rank: Lance Corporal      Unit: London Irish Rifles   Service number: 6481488

Date: 15.04.1945   Age: 23   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

970 Albert Storrar

Rank: Rifleman     Unit: London Irish Rifles   Service number: 7016116

Date: 15.04.1945   Age: 25   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

971 William Webb

Rank: Lance Corporal      Unit: London Irish Rifles   Service number: 7017677

Date: 15.04.1945   Age: 30   Place of burial:  Faenza

972 William Devlin

Rank: Rifleman     Unit: London Irish Rifles   Service number: 3245895

Date: 16.04.1945   Age: 25   Place of burial:  Rome

973 Frederick Hyde

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 14336994

Date: 17.04.1945   Age: 29   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

974 Alexander Carlin

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 6985269

Date: 17.04.1945   Age: 21   Place of burial:  Faenza

975 Sydney Knapp

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 14232780

Date: 17.04.1945   Age: 21   Place of burial:  Faenza

976 John Edwards

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 14381011

Date: 17.04.1945   Age: 20   Place of burial:  Faenza

977 John Neary

Rank: Sergeant  Unit : Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 3880481

Date: 17.04.1945   Age: 29   Place of burial:  Faenza

978 William McAllister

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Irish Fusiliers   Service number: 1472432

Date: 17.04.1945   Age: 36   Place of burial:  Faenza

979 Dennis Levis

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Irish Fusiliers   Service number: 6029460

Date: 17.04.1945   Age: 21   Place of burial:  Faenza

980 Christopher Rogers

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Irish Fusiliers   Service number: 7047720

Date: 17.04.1945   Age: 22   Place of burial:  Faenza

981 David Kay

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 4394321

Date: 18.04.1945   Age: 30   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

982 John Meredith

Rank: Lance Sergeant      Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 6984401

Date: 18.04.1945   Age: 23   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

983 John George

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 14214770

Date: 18.04.1945   Age: 21   Place of burial:  Faenza

984 Laurance Kavanagh

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 6980438

Date: 18.04.1945   Age: 27   Place of burial:  Faenza

985 Charles Parkin

Rank: Sergeant      Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 6985801

Date: 18.04.1945   Age: 23   Place of burial:  Faenza

986 Harold Bunn

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 14549891

Date: 18.04.1945   Age: 25   Place of burial:  Faenza

987 Dennis Quinney

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 6104423

Date: 18.04.1945   Age: 22   Place of burial:  Faenza

988 Ernest Marriott

Rank: Lance Corporal      Unit: London Irish Rifles   Service number: 3775114

Date: 19.04.1945   Age: 26   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

989 John Gainey

Rank: Rifleman     Unit: London Irish Rifles   Service number: 5680281

Date: 19.04.1945   Age: 33   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

990 Frederick Hipkin

Rank: Corporal      Unit: London Irish Rifles   Service number: 14205727

Date: 20.04.1945   Age: 22   Place of burial:  Caserta

991 Robert Sharman

Rank: Lance Sergeant      Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers    Service number: 6982333

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 30   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

992 Kenneth Biggs

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 6986248

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 21   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

993 Patrick Essling

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 14712740

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 20   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

994 William Emmerson

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 4397694

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 32    Place of burial: Argenta Gap

995 Charles Cornwall

Rank: Corporal      Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 3772664

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 26   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

996 Clifford Barron

Rank: Lance Corporal      Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers    Service number: 4752450

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 25   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

997 Robert Monaghan

Rank: Lance Corporal      Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 7014323

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 25   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

998 George Horton

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 7019762

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 25   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

999 John Geoghegan MM

Rank: Sergeant     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 7043715

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 26   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

To read Sergeant Geoghegan’s story, please click here. 

1000 Robert Roberts

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 4199315

Date: 21.04.1945    Age: 28   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

1001 Alexander Wyllie

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 6151488

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 21   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

1002 Alfred Robinson

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 14307295

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 21   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

1003 Stanley Furmage

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 7018267

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 30   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

1004 Alfred Standish

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 5782669

Date: 21.04.1945    Age:   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

1005 David Burrell

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 3195596

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 31   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

1006 Albert Tilson

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 14217986

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 20   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

1007 Albert Packham

Rank: Lance Corporal      Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers    Service number: 14324363

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 19   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

1008 Maurice Irlam

Rank: Rifleman     Unit: London Irish Rifles   Service number: 3909624

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 19   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

1009 Frank Lee

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Irish Fusiliers   Service number: 14714024

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 20   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

1010 Arthur Boddis

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Irish Fusiliers   Service number: 14560072

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 20   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

1011 John Duffy

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Irish Fusiliers   Service number: 6410456

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 32   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

1012 Sidney Chandler

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Irish Fusiliers   Service number: 6460234

Date: 21.04.1945   Age: 23   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

1013 William Lunn

Rank: Fusilier     Unit: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers   Service number: 6977517

Date: 24.04.1945   Age: 35   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

1014 Edwin Yates

Rank: Rifleman     Unit: London Irish Rifles   Service number: 14202837

Date: 24.04.1945   Age: 21   Place of burial:  Argenta Gap

1015 Edwin Hunt

Rank: Rifleman     Unit: London Irish Rifles   Service number: 14582681

Date: 26.04.1945   Age: 20   Place of burial:  Ravenna