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Leek, Staffordshire
Joseph Goode Lee was the son of Joseph Goode Lee and Sarah Ann Moss who married at Leek, Staffordshire in 1881. Their six children were: Francis Elizabeth (b.1881), William Henry (b.1884), Joseph Goode (b.1886), Edwin Exavier (b.1889), Sidney (b.18900 and Herbert (b.1893). all were born in Leek. the Lee family homes included: 39 Kiln Lane, Leek, Staffs. [C.1891]; 10 Ayr Street, All Saints Parish Nottingham [C.1901]; 8 Waterloo Road, Nottingham [C.1911]; 94 Portland Road, Nottingham [Army records/1919]. By 1911 Joseph Goode Lee senior was a dealer in tapes and ribbons working for himself. He died in the Shardlow registration district in 1915, aged 53. His widow, Sarah Ann, died at Nottingham in 1922, aged 62. On 31 May 1909 Joseph Goode Lee married Clemence Holbrook at All Saints Church, Nottingham. They had three children: Stanley Herbert (b.1911), Joseph Sydney (b.1912) and Frances Grace (b.1915). The Lees were living at 135 Stanley Road, Forest Fields [C.1911 & Army records/1915]. After her husband’s death Clemence Lee provided documents stating she was living at 15 Wordsworth Road, Radford [Army records/1919]. What subsequently happened to his widow is unclear.
Silk Ribbon Weaver (C. 1901) Draper's Assistant (C. 1911, Army Records 1915)
04 Jul 1918
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135 Stanley Road, Forest Fields, Nottingham
Private
11th Bn East Yorkshire Regiment (Duke of York's Own)
He enlisted on 11 December 1915 at Nottingham but placed in the Army Reserve until mobilised on 2 June 1916; posted to the 3rd Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment [Service No.50173]; sent to France 18 September 1916 and placed in 1st Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment; transferred to 11 Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment on 12 October 1916; sent back to England on 7 May 1917; posted to the 3rd Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment on 22 June 1917; returned to France on 27 July 1917; subsequently transferred to 11th Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment on 15 August 1917; died of his wounds; buried at Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
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