John Orr Lees

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/965
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Anson Battalion, R.N.Div
  • Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 21.09.1915
  • Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Cemetery: Helles Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 8 to 15

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 19.10.1892
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 15 Stirling Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Plumber
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Lees, Pleasance Pl, Birkhill

  • Father:

    William Lees, Pleasance Pl, Birkhill

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Orr Lees

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Helles Memorial.

John Orr Lees   CZ/965   Anson Bn   R.N.D.

Born 19/10/1892. Killed in action 21st September 1915. A plumber, son of William & Elizabeth Lees, of 25 Constitution St., Dundee; later of: Pleasance Place, Birkhill, Dundee, Forfarshire. Resided with mother on enlistment.

R.N.D. Data base

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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