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Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 24979
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion
Division: 4th Division
Date of Death: 1918-09-02
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: VII. E. 61.
CWGC Cemetery: FAUBOURG D’AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Frank Lee was the son of Edward and Mary Lee, née Varley and brother of 2nd Lieutenant John Varley Lee (q.v.). Their father was born at Skipton and mother at Grassington, Yorkshire.
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 17, Belmont Bridge - Frank Lee, aged 3 years, born Skipton, son of Edward and Mary Lee.
1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 17, Belmont Bridge - Frank Lee, aged 13 years, born Skipton, son of Edward and Mary Lee.
The British Army Service Record for Frank Lee exists but may be incomplete. [Record states that Frank, suffering from a gun shot wound to his back, died on the way to the Main Dressing Station, 10th Field Ambulance.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Frank Lee, 24979, W. Rid. R. D. of W. 2.9.18.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Frank Lee, 24979, 1/4th W. Rid. R.; 2nd W. Rid. R.; 9th W. Rid. R.; 2nd W. Rid. R. D. of W. 2.9.18.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Frank Lee, 24979, 2nd Bn W. Riding. Date and Place of Death: 2.9.18 France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father - Edward. £21 15s. 0d.
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, Frank, aged 20, West Riding Regiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Lee, 17, Belmont Bridge, Skipton, died of wounds, 1917.
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Private Frank LEE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 4th Division
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