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Walter Reginald LEE

Regimental number3131
Place of birthCowper, Clarence River, New South Wales
SchoolCowper Public School, New South Wales
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Walter Lee, Cowper, Clarence River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in 12th Regiment Military Cadets.
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death19.2
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Sophia LEE. Native of Cowper, Clarence River, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsTwo brothers Pte R C Lee and Sgt H G Lee.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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