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Leslie William George LEE

Regimental number743
Place of birthMoree New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Address'Arlington', Fred Street, Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, H J Lee, 'Arlington', Fred Street, Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant Major
Unit name19th Battalion, B Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: 17 May 1917

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 1 October 1917

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in an attack. He mounted a captured machine gun when the objective was reached, and did exceptionally good work by silencing enemy machine guns, which were firing at the men during the consolidation. He worked unceasingly, and set a fine example to the men of his company.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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