Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
11380   Private Edward McNamee
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (British Army)
Died: 18/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Edward McNamee was born in Cookstown. He was living and working in Scotland when he enlisted with the 9th Battalion Cameronians in Hamilton. 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. The 9th Battalion lost eighteen men that day, including Private McNamee, during the fight for High Wood on the Somme.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Panel 4D
CWGC Casualty 803852
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph WWI - West Panel 2018 Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 154
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists Marianne McEneny Aunt of Edward McNamee, will beneficary
2 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Edward McNamee
3 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
4 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private Edward McNamee
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023