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Norman LEE

Regimental number2629
Place of birthHamilton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address51 Liberty Street, Enmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Ellen Lee, 162 Geelong Road, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date6 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

(Hermies 9 April 1917) Great gallantry and initiative in engaging a party of the enemy, killing 5 before assistance arrived.
Recommendation date: 10 April 1917

FateKilled in Action 22 June 1918
Place of burialLa Kreule Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 7), Hazebrouck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: 2171 Pte Henry Robert LEE, 14th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1915.
Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAlso embarked INF3REIN19, age 23

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