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Place of Birth: Cononley, Yorkshire
Service No: 265938
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 2/6th Battalion
Division: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1917-05-15
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: IV. B. 24.
CWGC Cemetery: BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: CONONLEY, YORKSHIRE
Cyril Lee was the son of Frederick and Miriam Lee, née Fitchett. Frederick was born at Cononley and Miriam at Bingley, Yorkshire.
1901 Cononley, Yorkshire Census: 24, Club Row - Cyril Lee, aged 9 years, born Cononley, son of Miriam Lee, widow.
1911 Cononley, Yorkshire Census: 24, Aire View - Cyril Lee, aged 19 years, born Cononley, son of Miriam Lee, widow.
Cyril was married to Lily Dobson in 1914.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Sgt Cyril Lee, 265938, W. Rid. R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Sgt Cyril Lee, 265938, 2/6 W. Rid. R. D. of W. 15.5.17.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Sgt Cyril lee, 265938, 2/6th Bn W. Riding. Date and Place of Death: 15.5.17. No 3 Can[adian]. G. Hos. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow and Sole Legatee - Lily. £23 9s. 7d.
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, Sergeant Cyril, [Cononley], West Riding Regiment, died of wounds, France, 1916.
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Sergeant Cyril LEE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division
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