Born: 1892, Ipswich.
Died: 1st June 1917; age: 25; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Wimbledon, London.
Date of Entry Therein: 6th March 1915.
Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 18201
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 8th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
Pas de Calais,
1901 157, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.
George was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Edward Booth Lees, 55, a Journeyman Watchmaker, born March, Cambridgeshire.
Mary Ann Lees (nee Cook), 51, born Bedingfield, Suffolk.
Jane Elizabeth Lees, 21, a Dressmaker, born Ipswich.
Edward Ernest Lees, 19, born Ipswich.
Emily Mabel Lees, 18, a Tailor, born Ipswich.
Charles Garnet Lees, 14, a Clerk – Builder’s Office, born Ipswich.
Edith Janet Lees, 13, born Ipswich.
1911 163, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.
George was 18 years old, a Watchmaker – Jeweller. He was living with his parents & siblings.
Edward, 65, a Watch Maker – Jeweller.
Mary Ann, 61.
Garnet, 24, a Clerk – Bookkeeper.
Edith, 23, a Clerk – Typist – Auctioneer.
Agnes Mary Lees, 20, a Shop Assistant, born Ipswich.
George’s father Edward Booth Lees died 1915, Ipswich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Mary Ann Lees – mother.
A possible image of George, from the Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper – 1917 (bottom right).
Suffolk Regiment, 8th Battalion: