Samuel McBride Service Number 5/5009 Rifleman Royal Irish Rifles 2nd Battalion
Samuel was born in 1873. According to the 1911 census he had married Jane and was living at 15 Roseberry Road, Belfast. They had 3 children namely Martha, Samuel George and Clara. Samuel was a labourer in the city corporation. His father, also Samuel, was living aged 66 and was also a labourer in the city corporation. Sometime later they moved to 29 Roseberry Road, Belfast.
Samuel embarked for France on 3 December 1914 and died on 7 December 1916. He is buried at Hyde Park Corner (Royal Berks) Cemetery, Belgium.
Samuel’s name is included on the Presbyterian Roll of Honour.