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346268   Naval Schoolmaster Stewart O'Fee
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 09/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: HMS Vivid, Royal Navy (British Navy)
Date Of Birth: 02/05/1878
Died: 13/03/1920 (Died of Illness)
Age: 41
Summary      
Stewart O'Fee was the eldest son of Stewart and Jane O'Fee (nee McIntyre). He was born in Kilrea on 2nd May 1878. His father was a grocer in Kilrea. Stewart O’Fee served in the Royal Navy as a naval schoolmaster during the First World War. Warrant Schoolmaster Stewart O’Fee served with H.M.S. Vivid. He died of illness on 13th March 1920. HMS Vivid was a shore establishment in Devonport. He was 41 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Kilrea St Patrick Church Of Ireland Churchyard
  Kilrea, Co Londonderry, 6
Grave Ref: NE of Church
CWGC Casualty 661587
Summary      
Stewart O'Fee is the one Commonwealth burial of the 1914-1918 war and William Henry Cottingham is the one World War Two burial in this cemetery.
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1 1901 Census lists O'Fee family 1901 census does not list Stewart as living with the family at house 12 in Bridge Street, Kilrea, Londonderry
2 1901 Census lists Stewart O'Fee 1901 census lists Stewart as age 22 living with his sister at house 32 in Hillhall, Drumbeg, Down
3 1911 Census lists O'Fee family 1911 census does not list Stewart as living with the family at house 10 in Bridge Street, Kilrea, Londonderry
4 Blog post Photo of Stewart's shop, Kilrea
5 Irish National Censuses online Details of Stewart O'Fee
6 Kilrea Church of Ireland Graveyard Stewart O'Fee family gravestone
7 National Archives UK Naval Medal card can be purchased here
8 Sergeant James Edward O'Fee Related to Naval Schoolmaster Stewart O'Fee
9 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Naval Schoolmaster Stewart O'Fee's grave can be purchased here
10 Wikipedia HMS Vivid was a shore establishment
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