John Lee

Military Information

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  • Rank: First Officer
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  • Regiment/Service: S.S. Redesmere
  • Unit/Ship: Mercantile Marine
  • Place of Death: Lost at Sea
  • Age at Death: 59
  • Date of Death: 28.10.1917
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  • Cemetery: Tower Hill Memorial
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Personal Information

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  • Place of Birth: Broughty Ferry
  • Address: 1 Forebank Tce, Dundee
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More about John Lee

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Tower Hill Memorial. The S.S. Redesmere was on a voyage from Barry to Southhampton with a cargo of Coal when she was torpedoed and sunk by German Submarine UB-40, six miles WSW of St. Catherine’s Point on 28 Oct. 1917. 19 lives were lost.

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