LEE, Walter Ashton
(Service number 3656A)

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Date 13 June 1898 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Carter
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mr Walter LEE (father), Brookstead, via Pittsworth, Queensland, Australia
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Military Service

Served with Australian Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Body on Embarkation Australian Imperial Force
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Date 24 April 1918 Age 20 yrs
Place of Death France
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Adelaide Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Somme, France
Memorial Reference I. F. 27.
New Zealand Memorials Temuka War Memorial; 2015 additions to the Tiimaru Memorial Wall

Biographical Notes

Walter Ashton LEE was the son of Walter and Bertha (nee DAVIS) LEE, formerly of Temuka, later of Queensland, Australia.


CWGC [07 May 2014]; Paul McNicholl's list of additional names for the Tiimaru Memorial Wall (August 2013)

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