1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Er Lee

Contributed by: Gaynor Wingham, on 2008-11-10

Er Lee
Rank
First Name Er
Surname Lee
Year of Birth 1891
Year of Death 1918
Regiment Royal Field Artillery
Place of Wartime Residence Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire

Er's Story

Er Lee died on 31st October 1918 at the age of 26. He was Gunner , "X" 31st Trench Mortar Bty, Royal Field Artillery. His widowed mother received the telegramme of his death on Armistice Day. She had lost her husband aged 41 and a son aged 6. She had one reamining son , Harold, my husband's Grandfather.

His Mother received the telegramme of his death on Armistice Day

What sad and tragic times for the family . We must always remember the sacrifices many families make at these times of war.

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