Redvers Eric LEE


LEE, Redvers Eric

Service Number: 4163
Enlisted: 3 February 1916, Lismore, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Lawrence, Clarence River, New South Wales, Australia, 1899
Home Town: Lawrence, Clarence Valley, New South Wales
Schooling: Lower Southgate Public School, New South Wales
Occupation: Farmhand
Died: Killed in action, France, 8 July 1918
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Plot VIII, Row A, Grave 8
Memorials: Casino and District Memorial Hospital WW1 Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4163, 31st Infantry Battalion, Lismore, NSW
21 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4163, 31st Infantry Battalion
21 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4163, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boonah, Brisbane
8 Jul 1918: Involvement Private, SN 4163, 48th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Redvers Eric LEE (known as Eric) was born in Lawrence, Clarence River, NSW in 1899

His parents were Frederick John LEE & Barbara Ellen LAW who married in 1889 (registered in Maclean, NSW)

He enlisted in Lismore on 3rd February, 1916 & embarked with the 31st Infantry Battalion, 10th reinforcements on the HMAT Boonah n 21st October, 1916

He was Killed in Action in France on 8th July, 1918 and is buried in the Villers Bretonneux Military Cemetery