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Joseph LEE

Regimental number2862
Place of birthTrentham Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o D Phelan, Werribee, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Michael F Lee, Werribee PO, Werribee, Victoria
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 12 October 1916

Crox de Guerre

Recommendation date: 20 January 1917

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He frequently laid and repaired telephone wires under very heavy fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116
Date: 25 July 1917

Croix de Guerre (France)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Date of death1 March 1930
Place of burialWerribee Cemetery

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