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RAMC profile of:
John Edward LEA
[Service No:  49174]
 
 


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Service Number: 49174

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Rank: Pte

Unit: "G" Coy

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Also Served: See below

Outcome: Killed in action

Date Died: 25/01/1917
Age Died: 21

Where Buried and/or Commemorated: Basra War Cemetery - Iraq

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John attested on 11th January 1915. He was 19 years old, a coal miner by trade, and living at 8 Lloft Wen, Adwy'r Clawdd, nr Wrexham at the time. He started his training with the R.A.M.C. at Llandrindod Wells before transferring to the 3rd RWF on 2nd June 1915 as reg number 30167. As part of the 8th Battalion RWF he arrived at Gallipoli on 8th November 1915. He survived Gallipoli and went to Basra (Mesopotamia theatre) via Port Said, arriving on 28th February 1916. He was wounded with a gunshot wound to the arm on 8th April 1916 and invalided to India on the Hospital Ship Syria. After spending time at the depot in the Ranikhet Hill station, he arrived back in Basra on 31st October 1916. He was killed during part of offensive operations against Kut. John was the son of Frank Lea of 8 Lloft Wen, Adwy, Wrexham, Denbighshire. [Information researched and kindly provided by David J Jones (Portrait photograph also courtesy of David)]


 
 
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