9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
16/08/1917 (Killed in Action)
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.
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.