Aircraftwoman Lydia Mary LEE

Service No: 109251
Born: Ashington, England, 2 February 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 6 May 1943 (at Sydney NSW)
Unit: RAAF Command, Allied Air Forces Headquarters, Brisbane QLD
Died: Accident, Clayfield QLD, 8 August 1944, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Brisbane (Lutwyche) Cemetery, Queensland
CWGC Additional Information: Daughter of John Robert and Eleanor Lee, of Neath, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Abermain NSW
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 8 August 1944, Aircraftwoman Lee, a Cook’s Assistant, died from gunshot wounds when shot from a revolver accidently fired by Private Rex Lionel Knight (NX150700) (Discharged: 5 November 1945) at a private house in New Sandgate Road, Clayfield, at 2100 hours and she died at 2300 hours on the way to hospital.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/24/512

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