Born: 14th June 1886, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Died: 30th March 1916; age: 29; KiA.
Enlistment: Date: 16th October 1903; Location: Plymouth.
Regiment: Royal Marine Light Infantry; Service Number: 12294.
Enlistment: Location: Blackdown; Date: 28th September 1909; Age: 22 years & 3 months; Occupation: Designer; Religion: Roman Catholic. Height: 5ft & 6 ins, fresh complexion, blue eyes, brown hair. Tattoo – Shamrock ‘Son of Eire’ on left forearm.
Claimed the benefit of the King’s Pardon having confessed to having improperly enlisted into the York & Lancaster Regiment as Private, service number 9657 – 23rd May 1910.
Discharged for mis-conduct 23rd August 1910 – served 330 days. Intended to reside at Royal Sailor’s Rest, Devenport, Devon.
Date of Entry Therein: 10th October 1914.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 3/9316.
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.
1891 Raylan Barracks (married quarters), Stoke Damerel, Devon.
Peter was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Peter McNamee, 29, a Lance Sergeant – Sherwood Foresters – Infantry, born Mhow,
Madhya Pradesh, India.
Sarah McNamee (nee Larkin), 24, born Athlone, Ireland.
George Patrick McNamee, 2, born Kilkenny, Ireland.
Rose McNamee, 3, born Kilkenny.
John Joseph McNamee, 6 months, born Devon, Devonshire.
1911 102, Wherstead Road, Ipswich.
Peter was 24 years old, a General Labourer – Iron Works. He was a Boarder at the home
of 45 year old, widow, Alice Tunstall & her family.
Soldiers’ Effects to Peter McNamee – father.
Peter is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.
Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion