George Henry Lee (c.1896-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

LEE, GEORGE HENRY. Private. No 15815. 2/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Eldest son of Mr and Mrs Tom Lee. Husband of Nancy Lee, Highwood Lane, Kirkburton. Employed as a miner by Messrs Stringer and Jagger, Emley Collieries. Enlisted February 1915. Went to the Dardenelles in August, 1915. Saw service in Egypt and then in France. Reported missing at the Battle of Cambrai on 20.11.1917 and afterwards was presumed to have been killed on that date. He was 21 years of age. Has no known grave. Commemorated CAMBRAI MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- All Hallows Parish Church, Kirkburton.

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