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Ernest Vincent Roy LEE

Regimental number4064
Place of birthGerringong New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Lee, Prospect, Ballina, Queensland
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name26th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


For conspicuous gallantry in action bombing up the trench in the attack at Malt Trench North of Warlencourt.
Recommendation date: 11 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. In the attack on MALT TRENCH, north of WARLENCOURT on the night 1st/2nd March, 1917, this N.C.O. bombed up the trench and connected with the Company on his left, and with Private DENNY captured seven of the enemy.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140
Date: 27 August 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 March 1969

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