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Place of Birth: Brierfield, Lancashire
Service No: 250865
Regiment / Corps / Service: Durham Light Infantry
Battalion / Unit: 1/6th Battalion
Division: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
Date of Death: 1917-02-23
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: VI. G. 7.
CWGC Cemetery: ASSEVILLERS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE
Arthur Lee was the son of James and Margaret Lee, née Warden. James was born at Trawden and Margaret at Darwen, Lancashire.
1901 Brierfield, Lancashire Census: 20, Livingstone Street - Arthur Lee, aged 3 years, born Brierfield. [James and his parents were living with his grandmother mother, Maria Warden.]
1911 Bentham, Yorkshire Census: 10, Wenning Avenue, High Bentham - Arthur Lee, aged 13 years, born Brierfield, Lancashire, son of James and Margret Lee.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Arthur Lee, 6/5921, 250865, Durh. L.I.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Arthur Lee, 6/5921, 1/6th Durh. L.I.; 6/5921, 15th Durh. L.I.; 250865, 1/6th Durh. L.I. Deceased.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Arthur Lee, 5921, 6th Bn Durham L.I. Date and Place of Death: 23.2.17. In Action. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother - Margaret. £1 14s. 1d. Request of Father. Father - James. £3 0s.0d.
‘Earby in the First World War’ by Stephanie Carter, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2014).
‘Our Finest Crop’ by Steven Marshall, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2020).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
LEE, Arthur, aged 19, D.L.I., 18, Langroyd Road, [Earby], killed in action, France, Feb. 23, 1917.
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Private Arthur LEE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Durham Light Infantry
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
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