2nd Bn., South Wales Borderers
Wilfred Lee died on Friday 13th August 1915, aged 19 years, and
was remembered on the HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Wilfred Lee died when the
troopship "Royal Edward", carrying the South Wales Borderers to
Gallipoli, was torpedoed just off Kandeliusa Island, near Kos.
Troop Ship "Royal Edward"
Wilfred Lee was the son of John & Fanny Lee, of 31 Sherwood Rise, Nuncargate, Nottingham.
Notts Free Press - In Memoriam - 16th August 1918
‘Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914-19 –
South Wales Borderers’
Wilfred. Born Nuncar Gate, Notts,
enlisted Mansfield, Notts. 2nd Bn., South Wales
Borderers, Private 19184, Died, at
Sea, 13th August 1915.
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