|Place of birth||Charlestown, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Address||Victoria Street, Carrington, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs H Hetherington, Victoria Street, Carrington, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the 16th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||54th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 10), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Western Front
Note, Red Cross File No 1571008: 'No trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills 10-10-19.'
Statement, 4433 Pte C.M. BAKER, 54th Bn (patient, 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, England), 27 October 1916: 'Informant states that on July 20th 1916 at Fromelles, Lee was fighting beside him when he saw him fall. He was shot through the hip and Informant thinks he was killed.'
Second statement, 3069 Pte E. ISAACS, 54th Bn (patient, Colchester Military Hospital, England), 7 November 1916: Informant states tht on July 19th Pte. Payne saw Lee shot through the head.'
Third statement, 4941 Pte P.J. KENNEDY, 54th Bn (patient, 20th General Hospital, Etaples), 9 November 1916: 'I saw him dead in German trench at Fromelles.'
Fourth statement, 4493 Pte E.J. FULLER, 54th Bn (patient, No 5 General Hospital, Rouen), 29 November 1916: 'Informant states that he saw Lee lying dead in the German trench in the attack at Fromelles on date mentioned. He was shot through the head.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, LEE James
Red Cross file 1571008