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24260   Private Robert Walls
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 24/08/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 29
Robert was a son of Mrs. Bridget Walls of Moneymore and the late John Walls. He was born at Ballyrogully, Loup, Moneymore, County Londonderry. Robert enlisted in Moneymore and served during most of the battles of the First World War after the spring of 1916. Robert Walls spent another year with the Battalion before he was killed in action on 24th August 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, 
Grave Ref: Panel 70-72
CWGC Casualty 825820
The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing forms the north-eastern boundary of Tyne Cot Cemetery, which is located 9 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre, on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). The names of those from United Kingdom units are inscribed on Panels arranged by Regiment under their respective Ranks. The names of those from New Zealand units are inscribed on panels within the New Zealand Memorial Apse located at the centre of the Memorial.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Moneymore War Memorial Moneymore
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 273
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Walls family 1901 census lists Robert as age 9 at house 4 in Ballyguirk, Loop
2 1911 Census lists Walls family 1911 census lists Robert as age 18 at house 3 in Bridges Street, Moneymore,
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here - Robert Wall
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