WW1 – Casualty Record


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WW1 Casualty Record

First Name
William
Last Name
Kee
Rank/Title
Captain
Regiment
7th attd. 1st Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Service No
Date of Death
March 24, 1918
Notes
Son of Thomas and Rebecca Jane Kee (nee McKane), Meenagrave, Welshtown, Ballybofey
Buried/Memorial
Pozieres Memorial, France, Panel 79 and 80. Award: Military Cross
Notes/History

William Kee, Acting Captain, MC, from Meenagrove, Co.Donegal. Officially he served in the 7th Battalion but after commission in 1915 rose the ranks to be Acting Captain and was attached to the 1st Battalion. He was brave man indeed, Mentioned in Despatches twice and Military Cross ( bar posthumously 16th September 1918) for his valour in Somme, he died three days later in Germans hands on the 24th March 1918.

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