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2nd Donagheady Presbyterian Church World War I Memorial

Located in the Vestibule of Donagheady Presbyterian Church, Sandville, Donagheady Parish, Co. Tyrone
Transcribed, compiled and submitted by
Rene Donaghy, Donagheady, Co. Tyrone
renedonaghy[at]hotmail.com
Formatted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com
Donagheady Presbyterian Church, Sandville, Donagheady Parish, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland

(First and Second Congregations reunited in December 1933 and services continued to be held in the church of the Second Congregation)

 

THOSE WHO DIED:

Name Service
Samuel McCourt, Mountcastle Canadian Military
Thomas Stevenson, Killyclooney Australian Military


 

THOSE WHO ALSO SERVED:

Name Service
Robert Adair R.N., R.A.F.
David Barr R.I.F.
William Boak Royal Artillery
John Brown 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment*
Thomas Carnwath R.A.M.C.
George Currie Canadians
Ralph Currie Canadians
John J Dailey Canadians
David Fulton Royal Irish Rifles
Albert Love Canadians**
James Love Canadians
Walker Love Canadians
Stephen Lowry Royal Engineers
William McCay Canadians
John McGowan R.I.F.
Thomas McGowan R.I.F.
Robert Porter R.A.F.
Robert Woods U.S. Forces
William Woods R.I.R.
Samuel J. Wray Canadians


 

Nurses:

Sarah J Mathers

Annie Porter

Mary Ann Stevenson

Elizabeth Stevenson

Nellie Stevenson

Margaret Stevenson


 

Observations:

*The 15th Cheshire Regiment was based in Londonderry in the months leading up to the outbreak of war. It was immediately mobilised and landed at Le Havre on 16th August 1914

** When Albert Love enlisted he gave his date of birth as January 1897 but church records show his birth/baptism as January 1900 (Birth registration states he was born at Gortmellan, January 11, 1900: Parents James Love (farmer) and Margaret (nee Ellis).

RIF: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

RIR Royal Irish Rifles

RAMC: Royal Army Medical Corps

Currie sometimes spelled Curry

Dailly also spelled Dailey or Daly


 

Belfast Newsletter, May 13, 1920

SECOND DONAGHEADY MEMORIAL

Rev. John Knowles, B.A., C.F., Newtowncunningham [Co. Donegal], in Second Donegheady Presbyterian Church, unveiled a handsome tablet of silvered metal, mounted in black Kilkenny marble, erected in the vestibule of the church by the congregation in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice and of those others who also served in the great war.