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Walter Ashton LEE

Regimental number3656
Place of birthTemuka, South Canterbury, New Zealand
SchoolPampas State School, Queensland
Age on arrival in Australia10
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
AddressBrookstead via Pittsworth, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Walter Lee, Brookstead via Pittsworth, Queensland
Enlistment date26 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3656A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death19.10
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 27), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Bertha LEE, Pappas, Queensland, Australia. Native of Temuks, South Canterbury, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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