LEES, William

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
PO/X 105877
Born: 
Tuesday, July 31, 1906
Birthplace: 
Miles Platting, Lancashire
Died : 
Friday, September 10, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
37
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 
Local Roll of Honour: 
Marine William Lees 41 Commando

Marine William Lees died during operations at Vietre Sul Mare, Salerno, Italy.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/133.
Manchester Evening News - Thursday 14 October 1943 / British Newspaper Archive (website britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk); The British Library Board / Image © Trinity Mirror.

Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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