John Mitchell Lee

Key Information

Name:John Mitchell Lee
DoB: July 4 1889

Regt: 7th Battalion Border Regiment
DoD: September 27 1915
Academic Career: Penrith Board School and Penrith Grammar School.  CGS 1904-8


Biographical Information

  • John Mitchell Lee was the middle son of three born to Watson and Jane Lee. His father was a draper at Penrith. His maternal grandparents moved from Leadhills, Scotland to work at Greenside Mines, Penrith where his grandfather was manager. Jack and his brother used to walk to Patterdale from Penrith to see them. His older brother was Wilfred and the younger Norman.