Captain Bernard George LEE

Reason: Died of Wounds caused by gas and explosive shells
Place:   The battery was located in a quarry near Ste. Emilie
Date and age: 22 Mar 1918 | 24 yrs
Main Battle:   Second Battle of the Somme (Operation Michael)
CWGC Cemetery:   Roye New British Cemetery, Somme, France
Grave:   II.E.7
SWFHS Memorial: Southam
Unit: D Battery, 180th Brigade
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
Gazetted:   to Lt on 06 Mar 1915
Awarded: British War & Victory Medals
Enlisted: at Rugby
In Theatre:   17 Feb 1916, France
Born:   20 Aug 1893 at Knowle
 
Baptised:   21 Oct 1893 at St John Baptist, Knowle
   
Parents: Thomas and Emma Eliza Lee [nee Brewer]
 
Father:   Thomas was a Police Inspector at Southam    
1901 Address: 259 Victoria Street, Aston Manor
Census
1911 Address: Police Station, Southam
Census
1911 Occupation:
Chemist Assistant at Southam Cement Works
Census
Other Info:   Bernard was a keen Athlete, Choirman and Bellringer    

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