Lee, A C
ALBERT CHARLES LEE
Remembered with honour Premont British Cemetery: Plot V, Row A, Grave 8.
He enlisted in Hertford, and was formerly 10671 Bedfordshire Regiment. He was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 30 July 1915, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Albert’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is a brief article about and a Death announcement for Albert in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 16 November 1918; plus two In Memoriams in the issue dated 18 October 1919.
Son of Henry and the late Martha Ann (nee LOVELL) LEE; husband of Edith Elsie (nee CLARKE) LEE.
His parents married 16 September 1872 at St Mary’s, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Martha died 1903 in Bedmond, Herts, aged 52, and was buried 27 August at St Lawrence’s, Abbot’s Langley, Herts; Henry died 1922 in the Watford district aged 73.
Albert was born 1894 in Abbot’s Langley, and married 22 December 1917 at Christ Church, Watford. He resided in Watford. Edith remarried 6 May 1922 at St Andrew’s, Watford, to Samuel Holford BUCKLEY; she died 19 June 1984 in Watford aged 88, and was buried 3 July in North Watford Cemetery.
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Bedmond, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a farm labourer aged 16, he still lived in Bedmond, with his widowed father and two siblings.
Date of death17/10/1918
Age at death23
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)