Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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29/11/2017 In the event of my death, I give the whole of my property and effects to my aunt Mary Ann McEneny 91 Davis Street Belfast, Ireland. Private E McNamee 9th Scottish Rifles, 11380. 7th July 1915
29/11/2017 Last Will and Testament of Private Edward McNamee dated 7th July 1915:
29/11/2017 Private Edward McNamee has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
29/11/2017 In his will, Edward left all to his aunt, Mary Ann McEneny, who was living at 91 Divis Street, Belfast.
29/11/2017 The 9th Battalion lost eighteen men that day, including Private McNamee, during the fight for High Wood on the Somme.
29/11/2017 Private Edward McNamee was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Scottish Rifles (Cameronians) when he was killed in action on Tuesday 18th July 1916.
29/11/2017 The 9th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) were formed at Hamilton in August 1914 and landed at Boulogne, France on 12th May 1915.
29/11/2017 Edward was living and working in Scotland when he enlisted with the 9th Battalion Cameronians in Hamilton.
29/11/2017 Edward McNamee was born in Cookstown. However, no record of the birth of an Edward McNamee was recorded between 1875 and 1900 in Cookstown, according to GRONI.
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