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26834   Lance Corporal John Kee
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 29/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 16/08/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
John Kee was the son of Thomas and Margaret Jane Kee. He was born about 1897 in County Tyrone The 1901 census shows John as 4 years old. He was living with the family at Lisnastrane, Meenagh, Tyrone. Johnís father Thomas was a farmer. John Kee enlisted in Dungannon. 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 aged about 20.
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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 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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