Percy Clarence Lee was born in 1891 in Goulburn, NSW, son of Thomas Lee and Matilda Catherine Huckins. After service in World War 1, he married Ruby Emily Williamson on 7 September 1922 in Sydney, NSW; they had 2 sons and one daughter. He died on 1 July 1946 at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, aged 54 years and he was cremated at Eastern Suburbs Crematorium. He lived at 34 Pitt Street, Waterloo (1943).
Occupation & interests
Percy Lee enlisted in Australian Imperial Force (AIF) on 24 August 1914 and embarked with the 1st Field Artillery Brigade as a Driver from Sydney, NSW, on board Transport A8 ’Argyllshire’ on 18 October 1914. He returned to Australia on 25 August 1917. Percy Clarence Lee was a Freemason with memberships in Lodge Toxteth, the NSW Masonic Club and the Robert Burns Lodge of Australia.
Lee worked in connection with the Old Age Pensioners’ Association.
Local government service
Percy Clarence Lee was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1945-46.
‘Municipal Elections’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 4 December 1944, p. 6, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/17930168
Australian War Memorial: https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R2039054