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7047221   Fusilier Isaac Henry
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 01/06/1912
Died: 15/04/1943 (Killed in Action)
Age: 30
Summary      
Fusilier Isaac Henry was born in June 1912 at Magheraglass, Cookstown. He was the son of Robert Henry and Mrs Anne Henry (nee McGaughey). Prior to joining the army he was a steel erector and went to live in Coventry with his wife, Margaret. He was conscripted in 1940. On 15th April 1943 his battalion was tasked with capturing the Djebelang, one at a series of barren rocky hills north of Medjez in Tunisia. Subsequent artillery fire and mortaring and sniping killed 2 officers and 3 other ranks. It is believed Fusilier Isaac Henry was one of these casualties.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Medjez-el-bab War Cemetery
  Medjez-el-bab 
Grave Ref: Grave 1-D-18
CWGC Casualty 2620821
Summary      
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

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Cookstown Cenotaph World War II Cookstown