Bernard George Lee - Southam

CCCBR Rolls of Honour Details

Rank: Captain

Date of Death: 22/03/1918

Age: 24

Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery "D" Bty. 180th Bde.

Grave Reference: II. E. 7.


Additional Information:
Born at Knowle, Warwick. Son of Thomas and Emma Eliza Lee, of 55, Rother St., Stratford-on-Avon.

Born 20 August 1893 Knowle

Father Thomas Lee. Police Inspector from Lincolnshire:

Mother Emma Eliza .... from London

1911 Census. Address: the Police Station, Southam. Aged 17. Occupation: Chemist Assistant.

Lee, Bernard George of Southam Warwickshire a Lieutenant in the 180th Brigade R.F.A. died 22 March 1918 at No 34 Clearing Station France.

Administration Birmingham, 21 September to Thomas Lee Superintendant of Police, effects £328 11s 2d.

Son of former Southam police inspector. Served with D Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Suffered gunshot wounds to the face, and died on 22nd March 1918 at St. Emilie, aged 23 years. He was a choir member and bellringer, and was assistant chemist at the Southam Cement Works.

Southam, Warks, St JAmes
Tuesday 11th November 2014
1273 Grandsire Triples
1 Jenny Thorne
2 Anita Sherriff
3 William Jones
4 Terence Hill
5 Iain Hill
6 John Keddie
7 John Thorne (C)
8 Michael Hill
Rung half-muffled on Armistice Day
Remembering particularly two members of the 
St James, Southam company of ringers who
made the supreme sacrifice.