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Thomas James LEE

Regimental number2433
Place of birthCooma, New South Wales
SchoolBendoura Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBinalong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Lee, Binalong PO, Binalong, New South Wales
Previous military service43rd Infantry
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted as private and gained Lance Corporal on the field. Was a gunner. He was wounded three times, gassed once and accidentally injured. (Mother)
FateDied of wounds 16 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22.1
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block S, Plot II, Row F, Grave No. I), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Martha LEE, Elvington Street, Braidwood, New South Wales. Native of Cooma, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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