George Travis LEES

Regimental number5619
Place of birthDonald, Victoria
SchoolDonald State School, Victoria
AddressC/o Melbourne PO, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinSister, Jessie Lees, 101 Marine Parade, Napier, North Island, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed in the Victoria Rangers.
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death37.11
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row K, Grave No. 2), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Elizabeth LEES. Nataive of Donald, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal