Leonard Lee (1895-1916)

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Leonard Lee

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, LEONARD. Corporal. No 240220. 'A' Company, 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield 21.9.1895. Son of John William and Emma Lee, 46a Upper Spring Street, Huddersfield. Educated Spring Grove Council School. For five years he was an apprentice in the textile department at the Huddersfield Technical College. He then became an assistant designer, employed by Messrs Lockwood and Keighley, Upperhead Mills. Attended Brunswick Street Church and Sunday School. Enlisted in the local Territorials in 1913. Embarked for France in April, l 1915. Reported missing, presumed killed, in the attack on the Schwaben Redoubt on 3.9.1916, aged 21. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall.

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