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7047221   Fusilier Isaac Henry
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 07/07/2024
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 05/07/1910
Died: 15/04/1943 (Killed in Action)
Age: 32
Isaac Henry was the son of Robert Henry and Anne Henry. He was born on 5th July 1910 at Magheraglass, Cookstown. He was one of at least nine children. Prior to joining the army he was a steel erector. He went to live in Coventry with his wife, Margaret. Isaac Henry was conscripted in 1940. Fusilier Isaac Henry was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he was killed in action in Tunisia on 16th April 1943.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Medjez-el-bab War Cemetery
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Grave Ref: Grave 1-D-18
CWGC Casualty 2620821
Medjez-el-Bab is approximately 60 kilometres west of Tunis. The Cemetery is situated 5 kilometres west of Medjez-el-Bab on the road to Le Kef (Route GP5).
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph WWII - North Panel Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW2 344
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Henry family Lists the family at house 1 in Magheraglass. Oaklands, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Henry family Lists Isaac as a baby at house 4 in Magheraglass, Oaklands, Tyrone
3 Photo of Fusilier Isaac Henry's grave
4 Guardsman Thomas Megaw Buried in Medjez-El-Bab cemetery
5 Irish Brigade - 272 Isaac Henry Brief details of Fusilier Isaac Henry
6 Sergeant William Heron Listed on Medjez-El-Bab memorial
7 - Gortreagh Wife lived in Gortreagh, possibly Kildress
8 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Fusilier Isaac Henry's grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023