Harry William (Jnr) LEE

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LEE, Harry William (Jnr)

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 20 August 1914, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Childers, Queensland, 14 May 1892
Home Town: Maryborough, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Childers State School and Maryborough Grammar School
Occupation: Articled Law clerk
Died: Killed in Action, France, 21 March 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour

World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Captain, Brisbane, Queensland
24 Sep 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Captain, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
24 Sep 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
27 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Major, 4th Pioneer Battalion
25 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Major, 25th Infantry Battalion
21 Mar 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Major, 25th Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages

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Biography contributed by John Edwards