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Robert Augustus LEE

Regimental number317
Place of birthPyrmont, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTramway employe
AddressKurley, Hardie Street, Mascot, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinSister, Miss Amy Lee, c/o J J Teafe, Penshurst Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll377
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularPrior to enlisting he was bandsman in Rifle Club also first class shot, won many prizes.
FateKilled in Action 11 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death11 May 1915
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burial4th Battalion Parade Gound Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 10), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
29
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: robert and Mary LEE, Pyrmont, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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