James William Lee

Private

Labour Corps
509394
297 Coy

Service Record

James William Lee enlisted at Sheffield on 9 January 1918 aged 32 years. He had blue eyes and dark brown hair and worked as gardener. A medical report dated 25 March 1918 reported that he had Tuberculosis disease of his arm and other skin diseases as well as having varicose veins. It was recommened that he be discharged as being medically unfit for war duties under Paragraph 392. His character was recorded as being good.

James's family had moved from Crich to the Ecclesall Bierlow area on the Sheffield – Derbyshire border in about 1890. He married Annie Swift in 1906.

CENSUS INFORMATION

1891: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Edward William Lee Head 30 Joiner & builder Crich
Clara Lee wife 29   Crich
Albert Edward Lee son 9 Scholar Crich
Annie Lee daughter 7 Scholar Crich
James William Lee son 5   Crich
Bernard Lee son 8 mo   Crich

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1901: Blakeney Road, Nether Hallam, Sheffield

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Edward William Lee Head 40 Joiner Crich
Clara Lee wife 38   Crich
Albert Edward Lee son 19 Plumber Crich
Annie Lee daughter 17   Crich
James William Lee son 15 Errand boy Crich
Horace Lee son 7   Sheffield

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1911: Cross Lane, Crookes, Sheffield

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
James William Lee Head 25 Gardener domestic Crich
Annie Lee wife 23   Sheffield
Doris Lee daughter 3   Sheffield
Edward William Lee son 1 mo   Sheffield

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