Diamond War Memorial Project

Private Henry Black

1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Regimental Number 4228
Born: ---- Died: 1915-06-28 Aged: 20 Enlisted: Londonderry

Name recorded on the Helles Memorial, Turkey. Name also commemorated on the Diamond War Memorial.

Son of Joseph Black, 12, Meehan's Row, Dungiven Road, Waterside, Londonderry.

Henry Black was a member of Ebrington Presbyterian Church, Londonderry.

His name was read aloud during a special memorial service held in First Derry Presbyterian Church, on Friday, August 4, 1916, to pay tribute to the Presbyterian soldiers of the city of Londonderry, who had died during the first two years of the Great War.

Joseph and Henry Black, 12, Meehan's Row, signed the Ulster Solemn League and Covenant (September 1912) pledging resistance to Home Rule for Ireland.