British Soldiers accidently killed by firearms in Ireland 1919-21

I have recorded 56 deaths of British soldiers from their own firearms - a sentry firing (9), a comrades rifle accidently killing them (32), a genuine accident with their own gun, and other

Date Soldier Incident Regiment CWGC Cause
           
1919 Mar 15 Pte H Harrison Killed - Westmeath E Yorks Regt CWGC
           
1919 Apr 25 Pte C B Kirk Accidently shot by a comrade - Co Down Somerset CWGC  
           
1919 Jun 9 Pte P McNiffe Shot by sentry at Wellington Barracks Labour Corps (S Lancs) CWGC  
           
1919 Jun 24 Cpl R E Phillips Accidently shot by another soldier Royal Welsh Fusiliers CWGC  
           
1919 Sep 15 Private W M Booth Accidently shot by another soldier Yorkshire Regt CWGC  
           
1919 Dec 28 2nd Lt F Boast Shot by one of his men at Vice Regal Lodge 2nd. South Lancs CWGC  
           
1919 Dec 29 Pte J.Heap Shot by sentry in Co.Mayo. 2nd Border Reg CWGC  
           
1920 Feb 9 L/Bdr B C Shreeve Shot by a soldier accidently at Cahir, Tipperary RFA CWGC  
           
1920 Mar 21 Sgt T C Evans Died GSW to head RE CWGC suicide?
           
1920 Mar 23 Pte F J Hale "Accidently killed" in Dublin Rifle Brigade CWGC  
           
1920 Apr 20 Pte C Duckworth Accidently shot himself in Dublin Lancs Fusiliers CWGC  
           
1920 Apr 25 Private J Young Shot in Queenstown. Prob not KIA Royal Scots CWGC  
           
1920 May 6 Sgt R Bishop Accident. Shot by another soldier 6th Dragoon Guards CWGC  
           
1920 May 20 Pte A Bowes Accidentally shot by a comrade Yorkshire Regt CWGC  
           
1920 May 27 Pte.J.Clarkson. Accidentally shot at Vice-Regal Lodge 1st Kings Own.R.Lancs CWGC  
           
1920 May 31 Pte P Miller Accidentally shot in Dingle by another soldier East Lancs CWGC  
           
1920 Jun 13 Pte E C J Stratton

Accidentally shot dead by another soldier

17th Lancers CWGC  
           
1920 Jun 13 Pte H Thompson Accident, shot by sentry 6th Dragoon Guards CWGC  
1920 Jun 13 Pte J M Cairns Accident, shot by sentry 6th Dragoon Guards CWGC  
           
1920 Jul 28 Pte W H Ridgway Killed accidently by a grenade, Tralee East Lancs CWGC  
           
1920 Aug 4 Pte Alfred G Stonell Killed in barracks by accident. Rifle shot. Ox & Bucks CWGC  
           
1920 Aug 4 Private J. Connelly Accident – shot himself at Kilmihil, Clare Royal Scots CWGC  
           
1920 Aug 5 Private H T J Jerrum Accidently shot Hampshire Regt CWGC  
           
1920 Aug 8 L/Cpl Bricknell Accidently shot himself. Dunshaughlin, Meath 15th Hussars CWGC  
           
1920 Aug 9 Pte C L Burke Accidently shot by another soldier, Derry Queens West Surrey CWGC  
           
1920 Aug 24 Pte J Evans Buried Charleville. Accidental shooting by a soldier MGC CWGC  
           
1920 Aug 26 Pte J Kelly Accidently shot by a comrade Manchester Regt CWGC  
1920 Aug 26 Pte Dodd Accidently shot by a comrade - did he die? Manchester Regt no  
           
1920 Aug 31 Private J A Jamieson Accidently shot by another soldier, patrol in Belfast Cameronians CWGC  
           
1920 Sep 4 Sgt.P.H.Turner Accidental leg wound. Died Belfast Mil. Hospital. 1st Royal W.Surrey CWGC  
           
1920 Sep 12 Pte F B Catchpole Accidently shot by another soldier 1st Norfolk Regt CWGC  
           
1920 Sep 20 Pte H Owen Accidently shot by another soldier R Welch Fusiliers CWGC  
           
1920 Oct 2 Pte A.J.Wicks Killed in training accident in Cork 10th Hussars CWGC  
           
1920 Oct 7 Lt H St.C L'Amie Shot in accidental discharge of revolver West Riding Regt CWGC  
           
1920 Nov 8 Private P V Starling Killed accidentally by a rifle. Skibbereen RMLI CWGC  
           
1920 Nov 10 Cpl R J Muir Accidently killed with his own gun while rabbiting RMLI CWGC  
           
1920 Nov 24 L/Cpl W Turner Accidently shot while on picket duty in Dublin 15th Hussars CWGC  
           
1920 Nov 28 Pte F A Bundy Accidently shot by another soldier Somerset LI CWGC  
           
1920 Dec 10 Bandsman W J P Hayes Shot by sentry, friendly fire at Collinstown 2 West Riding CWGC  
           
1920 Dec 24 Private J Evans Failed to answer sentry's challenge S Lancs CWGC  
           
1920 Dec 24 Pte T.Walsh Accidentally shot Co.Kerry. 2nd East Lancs CWGC  
           
1920 Dec 25 Pte B Swain Accidently shot by another soldier Kings Royal Rifle Corps CWGC  
           
1921 Jan 20 Pte A.Manley Accidently killed by a Verey light, Dublin. 2nd East Surrey CWGC  
           
1921 Jan 31 Pte A B McPherson Accidently shot while cleaning his rifle in Dublin Cameronians CWGC  
           
1921 Feb 15 Boy J F Pettman Accidently killed at Fermoy The Buffs CWGC  
           
1921 Feb 16 Pte J W Oldham Accidently shot on Guard duty in Dublin K O Royal Lancs CWGC  
           
1921 Feb 25 Flight Officer H.A.V. Hill Shot by a sentry at Aldergrove Aerodrome RAF CWGC  
           
1921 Apr 1 Pte J Wright Accidental discharge of comrades weapon. Derry KOYLI CWGC  
           
1921 Apr 8 Major G T J Barry Shot by a sentry by mistake S W Borderers CWGC  
           
1921 Apr 25 Drummer Marquis Accidently killed on military manoevres. Gunshot Gloucestershire Reg CWGC  
           
1921 May 30 A/C. W H Atkin Accidently shot at Baldonnel, Dublin RAF CWGC  
           
1921 May 30 Pte W Edmeads Accidently wounded at Rathmore, died 2 Jun Royal Fusiliers CWGC  
           
1921 May 30 Pte B Hall Shot while on guard duty, Ballyshannon 1919 Duke of Cornwall LI CWGC  
           
1921 Jun 6 Private F G Carroll Accidently shot Templemore Northampton Regt CWGC  
           
1921 Jun 6 Private W Green Monasterevan, accidently shot by a RIC man N Staffs CWGC  
           
1921 Jun 9 Pte H Woods Accidently killed at Blarney Railway Station Royal Fusiliers CWGC  
           
1921 Jun 11 Gunner J Hoare Appears to have accidently shot himself RGA CWGC  
           
1921 Jun 12 L/Cpl M Hudson Died of wounds, shot by a sentry at Tulla Ox & Bucks CWGC  
           
1921 Jul 2 Pte L. Ganley Accidentally shot on ship to Ireland. Died Dublin. 1st K.O.Y.L.I. CWGC  
           
1921 Jul 7 Pte J H Groves Shot while on sentry duty at Drogheda KOYLI CWGC  
           
1921 Jul 9 Pte J. Ramsay Accidentally shot by a Sgt. Davies in Co. Kildare. 6th Dragoon Guards CWGC  
           
1921 Jul 28 Pte T C A Steele Accidentally shot in the Curragh Gordon Highlanders CWGC  
           
1921 Aug 28 Pte W Jacobs Accidently shot at Belturbet Middlesex Regt CWGC  
           
1921 Sep 23 Private W Rennie Accidently shot Gordon Highlanders n/a  
           
1921 Sep 28 Gunner C Dixon Shot accidently by another soldier at Dundalk RFA n/a  
           
1921 Oct 3 Lt G. H. Souchon Shot by a stray bullet in Galway 17th Lancers n/a  
           
1921 Oct 21 Sgt S Smith Accidently shot by sentry when failed challenge Argyll & Sutherland n/a  

On 21 November 1921 the British army held a memorial service for its dead, of all ranks, of which it counted 162 up to the 1921 Truce and 18 killed afterwards