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Arthur John LEE

Regimental number215
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Addressc/o Joe Hart, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs A J Lee, c/o Joe Hart, North Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 17 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29845 (1 December 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62 (19 April 1917)

FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1917
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He carried out a valuable reconnaissance. He has displayed marked gallantry and determination throughout the operations.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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