Royal Naval Division

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Doyle, William

Date of Birth
Alias
William Higgins
Service No.
R/3979
Nelson Battalion
Date of Death
Age
20
Circumstances of Death
Killed in action in France
Other Biographical Details

Son of Edward and Mary Doyle formerly Higgins née Barrington of Kilanerin, Gorey, Co. Wexford.

Hanton, Patrick

Date of Birth
Service No.
2440/S
Rank
Anson Battalion
Date of Death
Age
23
Circumstances of Death
Died at Malta Military Hospital from a wound in the head caused by a compound fracture of the skull received at the Dardanelles.
Other Biographical Details

Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Hanton nee Carthy of 9 Emmet Place, Wexford. 

Sikes, Richard Herbert

Date of Birth
Address
2 Park View, Wellington Road, Cork
Howe Battalion
Date of Death
Age
43
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action on the Western Front
Other Biographical Details

Son of Richard Cherry Sikes and Susanna Lecky Sikes 2 Parkview Wellington Rd. Cork. In 1914 he joined the Royal Fusiliers and spent a winter in the trenches.  He was transferred to the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve and was in command of a company in the Howe Battalion. Sub Lieutenant Richard Herbert Sikes is remembered on the Arras Memorial in France and the War Memorial in St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral in Cork. Buried at Bay 1. Arras Memorial, Department du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.