5932996, Sergeant, Aubrey Gilbert LEE
Aged 20
medals not known
8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment
Died in an accident on Monday 15th September 1941

Born in Q4-1921 [Newmarket 3b:828], the son of George and Mabel LEE (née BARBER).

In the 1939 register, at 68 Granby Street, Newmarket, were his father George [14-1-1890] a stableman, his mother Mabel [21-11-1891] and brother Kenneth M. [12-5-1927, scholar. There are two closed records.

Aubrey was employed at the Home and Colonial, High Street, Newmarket prior to enlistment

Stationed at Theydon Mount, Epping, Aubrey was injured in a motorcycle accident near Glemsford, Suffolk, one month before his 21st birthday. He died in Colchester Military Hospital. The 8th Battalion saw no active service during WW2, but it is not known whether Aubrey was at one time with another of the Battalions

Aubrey is buried in Newmarket Cemetery Ref- K:252

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