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Edward Duncan LEE

Regimental number11882
Place of birthCamden New South Wales
ReligionPlymouth Brethren
OccupationStore manager
AddressCroydon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Augustus John Lee, 'Waltham', Dickinson Avenue, Malvern Hill, Croydon, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameField Ambulance 9, Section A
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 16 June 1917

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Medal

'From 8th to 12th June, 1917, at PLOEGSTEERT WOOD this N.C.O. has shown gallantry and devotion to duty whilst in charge of the Stretcher Bearers carrying between a R.A.P. and the A.D.S. CHARING CROSS, showing a splendid example to his men. On the morning of 9th June, 1917, whilst proceeding up MESSINES ROAD under heavy shell fire he was able to get three cases back to the Dressing Station. On the morning of 10th June, 1917, under fire Sergeant LEE assisted to remove wounded from the dump near RYDE PARK CORNER, Divisional Collecting Post.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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