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John Fitzgerald LEE

Regimental number3418
Date of birth28 December 1892
Place of birthGlen Innes, New South Wales
SchoolBurwood Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address68 McKenzie Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Henrietta Lee, 68 McKenzie Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the old volunteers Irish Rifles German Concentration Camp.
Enlistment date29 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Bridget LEE; husband of Henrietta LEE, 72 McKenzie Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales. Native of Glen Innes, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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