Lee, J G
JAMES GARNETT LEE
Remembered with honour Thiepval Memorial: Pier and Face 9C.
He enlisted in London, and was formerly Private 3086 12th London Regiment. He was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 24 December 1914, and was presumed killed in action. Unfortunately, James’ Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Mary Eliza (nee GARNETT) and the late Isaac LEE.
His parents married 1883 in the Penrith, Cumbs, district. Isaac died 7 February 1900 aged 46; Mary died 10 June 1924 aged 62; both in Penrith.
James was born 6 October 1885 in Penrith, and attended Penrith Grammar School from September 1899 to Easter 1900. He resided in Acton, London.
He has an entry in the National Probate Calendar.
On the 1891 Census, aged 5 he lived in Penrith, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1901 Census, a draper’s assistant aged 15, he still lived in Penrith, with his widowed mother and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, an assistant in wholesale clothing aged 26, he was a boarder in Forest Hill, London.
Unit1st/12th (County of London) Battalion (The Rangers)
Date of death01/07/1916
Age at death30
Place of death
NotesJames is possibly the J G E LEE commemorated at Christ Church
- 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)