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26834   Lance Corporal John Kee
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 04/07/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 03/03/1897
Died: 16/08/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
John Kee was the son of Thomas and Margaret Jane Kee. He was born 3rd March 1897 near Coalisland. They were a farming family. He was a noted signaller and had qualified as an instructor at the Second Army School of Signalling. Lance Corporal John Kee was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on 16th August 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, 
Grave Ref: Panel 70-72
CWGC Casualty 834491
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 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Kee family Lists John as age 4 living with the family at house 22 in Lisnastrane, Meenagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Kee family Lists John as age 14 living with the family at house 25 in Lisnastrane, Meenagh, Tyrone
3 Photo of Lance Corporal John Kee's inscription
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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