Robert Cresswell Austin Lee

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Captain Robert Cresswell Austin Lee
Life dates
22 May 1912 - 1988
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Captain Cresswell Lee was mentioned in the diary of Senior Commander Beatrice Temple as being newly arrived on 15 Dec 1942. He also appears on a set of Part II Orders dated 22 September 1943. It is thought that he was the Royal Engineers (Works) Officer at Coleshill.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Royal Engineers' Office Captain Royal Engineers (Works) 15 Dec 1942 Unknown
National ID
ZNBB 204/4
The Royal Engineers
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Commissioned or Enlisted
26 Nov 1940

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He as commissioned as Acting Lance-Corporal Lee, having served in the Territorial Army before the war, to have been selected from this rank for Officer training.

Photos show that he had the Bomb Disposal trade badge, although he never talked about this work.

Craigside, Wrexham Road, Abermorddu, Wales
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He was the son of Robert and Sarah Helen Lee of Mold, Flintshire, Wales

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