|Place of birth||Leith, Scotland|
|Address||Hawkhurst, York, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Elizabeth Lee, 66 Kirkgate Leith, Scotland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||York, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||44th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/61/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||2843B|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John Douglas and Elizabeth LEE|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 29 December 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 3 March 1917, and marched into Camp Details, Sutton Mendeville, the same day.
Marched into 11th Training Bn, Larkhill, 8 March 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 May 1917; marched into 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 23 May 1917.
Reallotted Regimental Number 2843B, no date stated.
Proceeded to unit, 13 June 1917; taken on strength of 12th Bn, 15 June 1917.
Evacuated to hospital, 27 October 1917; admitted to No 3 Australian Field Ambulance, 28 October 1917 (trench fever); transferred to No 2 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 29 October 1917; to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Wimereux, 30 October 1917; to England, 1 November 1917 (cardiac debility); to Queen Mary's Hospital, Whalley, 2 November 1917; discharged to furlough, 29 November 1917, and to report to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 13 December 1917.
Admitted to Clearing Hospital, Hurdcott, 6 February 1918, from No 4 Command Depot (pleurisy); discharged from Foavant Hospital, Hurdcott, 11 February 1918, and marched into No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, the same day.
Marched into No 2 Command Depot, 28 March 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Matatua', 17 June 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 8 August 1918; discharged Perth (medically unfit: disordered action of the heart), 4 September 1918.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||52|
|Place of burial||Died at Perth Hospital|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, LEE Hugh|