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Henry Iliff LEE

Regimental number3755
Place of birthWalhalla, Victoria
SchoolWalhalla State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationHairdresser
Address1864 Boundary Road, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Lee, 'Leslie', Willow Street, Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularThis soldier had a splendid life in every respect and stuck to his widowed mother till duty called. He was a splendid athlete and without an enemy.
FateKilled in Action 14-16 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery NO. 2 (Plot X, Row M, Grave NO. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth LEE, 22 Willow Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Family/military connectionsHis brother James Stanley Lee served 4 years including 9 months in Australia in AIF.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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