LEE, John

Rank: 
Major
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Friday, August 25, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
32
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Major John Lee, MC, LLB, the Second-in-Command,  died during operations at Beuzeville, Normandy.
 
He was awarded the MC, in the rank of Acting Major, for "gallant and distinguished services while operating with the Army during the successful landings in Normandy."
 
Sources
CWGC
The Story of 46 Commando Royal Marines by Capt Johnson RM.
London Gazettes Supp. 36676, page 4008.
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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