Remembered with honour Fins New British Cemetery: Plot IV, Row C, Grave 32.
He enlisted in Eastbourne, Sussex; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Jack’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 Jack in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 23 March 1918.
Son of Alice Jane (nee BAKER) LEE of Eastbourne, and the late John Jethro Andrew LEE.
His parents married 8 April 1891 at St John the Baptist, Layer-de-la-Haye, Essex. John died 1894 in Watford aged 31, and was buried 28 June in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Alice died 1945 in the Eastbourne district aged 84.
Jack was born 1894 in Watford, and baptised 7 October 1894 at St Mary’s, Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Watford, with his widowed mother and one sibling. On the 1911 Census, a printer’s junior clerk aged 16, he still lived in Watford, with his grandfather.
Date of death08/03/1918
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)