Thomas Lee went missing
between 6 - 8 August 1915. A court of inquiry held at Tel-el-kebir
on 12 February 1916 stated that they believed him to be dead, but that
insufficient time had elapsed.
His death was confirmed by a court of
inquiry held in the field, France on 5 June 1916.
Army Service papers, National
Archives of Australia (source 8)
Thomas Lee enlisted in the
Royal Marines on 14 April 1898 at Eastney Banks, England. He was
discharged on 22 June 1910. He was 5' 7½" when he enlisted and 5'
9½" when discharged. He had a fresh complexion, brown hair, grey
eyes and a small mole on the left side of his neck.