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27499   Private George Williamson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 29/03/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 23
Summary      
George Williamson was the son of Alexander and Anne Williamson. He was born in County Fermanagh about 1894. The family was living in Pubble near Tempo, County Fermanagh. His father was an agricultural labourer. George Williamson enlisted in Fivemiletown, County Tyrone. Private George Williamson was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on 29th March 1918 in France. He was 23 years old.
Further Information
George Williamson was the son of Alexander and Anne Williamson. He was born in county Fermanagh about 1894.
The 1901 census records George as a 7 year old student. The family was living in Pubble near Tempo, County Fermanagh. His father was an agricultural labourer.
The 1911 census shows the family were now living in Carrownagillagh, Tempo, Fermanagh. Sixteen year old George was working as a farm labourer.
Family: Alexander Williamson, Anne Williamson, William Williamson (born about 1887), John Williamson (born about 1888), Norah Williamson (born about 1892), George Williamson (born about 1894), Fred Williamson (born about 1896), Robert Williamson (born about 1899), Henry Williamson (born about 1903).
George Williamson enlisted in Fivemiletown, County Tyrone.
Private George Williamson was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on 29th March 1918 in France. He was 23 years old.
The CWGC records George as the son of Alexander and Annie Williamson, of Tempo, Co. Fermanagh.
George was a younger brother of John Williamson. Private John Williamson was serving with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died on 8th September 1919. He was 31 years old.
George is also commemorated on Enniskillen War Memorial.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Fivemiletown Fivemiletown Enlisted in Fivemiletown 54.378483 -7.315400
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1 1901 Census lists Williamson family Lists George as age 7 living with the family at house 1 in Pubble, Tempo, Fermanagh
2 1911 Census lists Williamson family Lists George as age 16 living with the family at house 2 in Carrownagillagh, Tempo, Fermanagh
3 Enniskillen War Memorial G Williamson listed on Memorial
4 Private John Williamson Brother of Private George Williamson
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of George Williamson's headstone can be purchased here.
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2018