Thomas LEE


LEE, Thomas

Service Number: 850
Enlisted: 29 August 1914, Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Hunston, Chichester, Sussex, England, 1882
Home Town: Ipswich, Queensland
Schooling: Mundham Board School, Chichester, Sussex, England
Occupation: Platelayer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Row N, Grave 6
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

29 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 850, 1st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 850, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 850, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 31 years. At the time of enlistment he gave his address at 'Rosebank', Tamworth, NSW

Next of kin given was given as Alfred Lee of South Leigh Farm, Havant, Hants, England

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Previously served in the Royal Marines' Light Infantry for 12 years