10/Royal Dublin Fusiliers

  Detail :

 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Madras. Returned to UK and landed at Plymouth on 21 December 1914. Moved to billets in Torquay but in January 1915 went on to Nuneaton. Came under orders of 86th Brigade in 29th Division. 16 March 1915 : sailed from Avonmouth for Gallipoli, going via Alexamdria and Mudros, where it halted on 9 April. Landed at Cape Helles on 25 April 1915. Between 30 April and 19 May 1915, following heavy casualties, the battalion and 1st Royal Munster Fusiliers formed one composite unit, called the 'Dubsters'. 1 January 1916 : evacuated from Gallipoli to Egypt, arriving 8 January. 13 March 1916 : sailed from Port Said to Marseilles for service in France. 10 February 1918 : absorbed 200 men from disbanded 8/9th Bn. 19 October 1917 : transferred to 48th Brigade in 16th (Irish) Division. 14 April 1918 : amalgamated with 2nd Bn. Reconsitituted five days later by taking men from 2ndd Bn, which was reduced to cadre. 26 April 1918 : transferred to 86th Brigade in 29th Division.



 Rank Initials Surname Died Lodge
 Pte. G.R. HANAN  13-11-1916 St John's Lodge of Colombo No.454

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