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57996   Gunner Edward Kane (aka Coulter)
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 24th Battery, Royal Field Artillery (British Army)
Died: 24/11/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 28
Summary      
Edward Coulter was the eldest son of James and Eliza Coulter. Edward was born about 1889 in Fivemiletown. The 1901 census records Edward Coulter as age 11 living with the family at house 7 in Tattinfree, Cross, Fermanagh. His great-grandmother was living with the family. Her name was Ellen Kane. It seems that Edward Coulter adopted his great-grandmotherís name on enlisting. Hence he is now described as Edward Kane. Gunner Edward Kane was serving with the 24th Battery, 38th Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery (RFA) when he was killed in action in France on 24th Nov 1917. He was 27 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Grave XII-B-22
CWGC Casualty 463430
Summary      
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

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1 Fivemiletown War Memorial WW1 - Panel 2 Fivemiletown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 57
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1 1901 Census lists Coulter family Lists Edward Coulter as age 11 living with the family at house 7 in Tattinfree, Cross, Fermanagh
2 1911 Census lists Coulter family Does not list Edward as living with the family at house 7 in Agheeghter, Corralongford, Fermanagh