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William John LEE

Regimental number890
Date of birth26 August 1876
Place of birthSnodland, Kent, England
OccupationHairdresser
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 3.25"
Weight145 lbs
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 October 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps (November 1914), E Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Te Anau on 20 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force
FateReturned to Australia 12 January 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date28 February 1918
Other details

War service: Rabaul

Commenced return to Australia on board SS 'Morinda', 12 January 1918; arrived Sydney, 27 January 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 28 February 1918.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LEE William John

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