This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
John Orr Lees
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: Clyde Z/965
- Rank: Able Seaman
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth: 19.10.1892
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 15 Stirling Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Plumber
Elizabeth Lees, Pleasance Pl, Birkhill
William Lees, Pleasance Pl, Birkhill
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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