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11225   Sergeant Isaac Walker
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 04/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 16/11/1916 (Home)
Age: 25
Summary      
Isaac Walker was the eldest son of James and Catherine Walker. He was born in Charlemont, County Armagh about 1891. The family lived in Clonmain, Tullyroan, Armagh. Clonmain is about 2 miles south east of the Moy. Isaac worked in the local mill before enlisting in Dungannon. Sergeant Isaac Walker served with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Sergeant Isaac Walker died at home on 16 November 1916. He was buried in Loughgall Old Churchyard.
Further Information
Isaac Walker was the eldest son of James and Catherine Walker. He was born in Charlemont, County Armagh about 1891.
The 1901 census records Isaac as 11 years old. James Walker, Isaac's father, worked as a general labourer. His mother was named as Kathleen Walker.
The family were living in Clonmain, Tullyroan, Armagh. Clonmain is about 2 miles south east of the Moy, in County Armagh.
Family: James Walker, Catherine Walker, Minnie Walker (born about 1887), Lizzie Walker (born about 1888), Isaac Walker (born about 1891), James Walker (born about 1894), Edith Walker (born about 1896), T. George Walker (born about 1899), Robert Walker (born about 1903), Abraham Walker (born about 1905), William Henry Walker (born about 1910).
The 1911 census shows the family and Isaac still living in Clonmain. Isaac was now 20 years old and along with some of the family, was working in the local mill. His father was a farm labourer.
Isaac Walker enlisted in Dungannon.
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Sergeant Isaac Walker served with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Sergeant Isaac Walker died at home on 16 November 1916.
He was buried in Loughgall Old Churchyard.
From the Belfast Newsletter dated 25th November 1916:
Sergeant Isaac Walker, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Carsonís Terrace, Summerland, Loughgall, died of wounds.
The CWGC record Isaac as the son of James and Catherine Walker. By that time, they were living in Summerisland, Loughgall, Armagh.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Clonmain, Tullyroan Moy Born Charlemont, enlisted Dungannon 54.430115 -6.636629
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1 1901 Census lists Walker family Lists Isaac as age 11 living with the family at house 4 in Clonmain, Tullyroan, Armagh
2 1911 Census lists Walker family Lists Isaac as age 20 living with the family at house 14 in Clonmain, Tullyroan, Armagh
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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