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Memorable Manitobans: Thomas Lee (1882-?)


Born in Nottingham, England, 13 December 1882. Son of James Lee and Anne Munton. Married Florence Gertrude Butler. Has three sons and two daughters. Was educated in Nottingham. Came to Canada in 1905; clerked in the Western Hotel at Carberry, 1905-16. Joined Canadian Expeditionary Force, March 1916, 226th Battalion; France, 1917; attached 16th Battalion. Saw service at Hill 70, Passchendaele; invalided to England; returned to France, March 1918; Arras, Last Hundred Days, Amiens, Cambrai, Canal du Nord, Valenciennes, Mons; with Army in Germany; returned to Canada in May, 1919; discharged; employed by Canadian Pacific Railway. Appointed to postmaster at Carberry, 1 July 1919. Anglican. Address, Carberry, Manitoba.


Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

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