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11225   Sergeant Isaac Walker
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/12/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 04/08/1890
Died: 16/11/1916 (Home)
Age: 26
Summary      
Isaac Walker was the eldest son of James and Catherine Walker. He was born on 4th August 1890 in Clonmain, near Loughgall, County Armagh. He was the third of ten children. All but two were born in the Loughgall area. The family lived in Clonmain, Tullyroan, Armagh. Clonmain is about two miles south east of the Moy. Isaac worked in the local mill before enlisting in Dungannon. Sergeant Isaac Walker was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was injured at the Battle of the Somme. Sergeant Walker was transferred to Bethnal Green Military Hospital in London where he died on 16th November 1916 as a result of his injuries.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Loughgall Old Churchyard
  Loughgall, Co Armagh, 6
Grave Ref: Right of Church ruins
CWGC Casualty 661208
Summary      
The churchyard, five miles North-East of Armagh, is entered through the ruins of a Church built in 1641. It belongs to St. Luke's Church. There are 2 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war here.
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Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Moy War Memorial - WWI Moy
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Armagh Dead in the Great War 166
References and Links
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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 ArmaghI website Sgt Walker Memorial Pipe Band
4 Facebook - 36 Ulster Division Photos and details of Sergeant Isaac Walker
5 Facebook - Sgt Walker Memorial Pipe Band Pipe Band named after Sergeant Isaac Walker'
6 FindAGrave.com Photo of Sergeant Isaac Walker's headstone
7 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
8 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Sergeant Isaac Walker's headstone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021