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Radford Nottingham
Leonard Francis Lee was born in 1886 the eldest son of George (died aged 51 in 1912) and Mary Ann (née Clark) Lee. Both his parents were born in 1861 at Radford, married in 1884 in Nottingham and had a further son Henry, born 1889 in Nottingham. In 1911 they lived at 10 Thurman Street Hyson Green Nottingham. George was unemployed, Mary worked as a lace hand and Henry as a draper’s porter. Mary Ann later lived at 43 Thurman Street.
He was a lace threader in 1911.
21 Nov 1917
565123 - CWGC Website
12th Bn The Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)
Private Leonard Lee enlisted at Nottingham and served with the 12th Battalion Prince of Wales’ Own (West Yorkshire) Regiment, he was killed in action on 21st November 1917 and s buried Favreuil British Cemetery. France, grave reference II C 14.
In Memoriam published on 21st February 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post : ‘LEE. - In loving memory of Pte. L. Lee, who fell in action November 21st, 1917, 12th West Yorks. Regt., the oldest son of Mrs. Lee, 43, Thurman Street. A bitter blow, a shock severe, to part with one we loved so dear. - From his sorrowing mother and brother Harry.’ In Memoriam courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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