George LEE
Rank: Lance Corporal
Number: 265206
Unit: 1/6th Battalion Cheshire Regiment
Date of Death: 15 September 1918
Age: 24
Cemetery: Westoutre British Cemetery, Westouter, Belgium

George was born in the parish of St Matthew's C of E Church, Grenville Street, Stockport. It has not been possible to establish any information about his personal life or family.

His original service number, 1407, confirms he was a pre-war member of the Territorials. He would have been mobilised when war was declared on 4 August 1918 and gone overseas in the November. An account of the Battalion's early months of war service is here. Click here for details of the day he was killed.

George had served for four years. The war would be over in less than two months.

   
           
   
     
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