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Peter McKee

Rank:PrivateNumber:27615
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:11th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Cheshire Rgt
Died:26/05/1918Age:36
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Jonchery-sur-Vesle Cemetery, Marne
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born in Ballybay, Co. Monaghan, Ireland in March 1892.

He arrived in Ashton upon Mersey between 1910 and 1915 and was employed as
a Labourer on Oaklea Farm, where he resided as a Boarder.

1911 Census - No Trace.

Enlisted at Manchester in August 1915.   His next of kin was given as Mr.
Thomas Lane, Ashfield, Ashton upon Mersey.   Posted to France in April 1916
and sailed from Folkestone.  He was trained as a Bomber (Hand and rifle
grenades).

Originally buried by the Germans in the Berry-au-bac Cemetery, situated on
the Bouvancourt to Revy Road, west of Rheims, but later reburied in the
Jonchery-sur-Vesle Cemetery on the Marne.
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