Frederick LEE 1861-1934 & Harriet BARKER 1864-1912

South Australia & Digby, S-W Victoria, Australia

Frederick Robert LEE was born in Bremer, South Australia in 1861, son of Robert LEE 1817-1873 and Charlotte CROSS 1820-1905. Frederick LEE first married Harriet BARKER, born 1864, Digby, Victoria in 1885, daughter of William BARKER and Jemima TAYLOR. Frederick moved from Jung-Jung in about 1883 and carried mail between Merino and Digby with two horses and a wagonette.

Frederick LEE and Harriet BARKER had the following known children:

  1. Thomas William LEE, b. 1887, Digby, Vic, d. 1887;

  2. Charles Frederick LEE, b. 1891, Digby, Vic, d. 1917, France
    • WW1 1st AIF 4th Machine Gun Battalion, enlisted 17-06-1915
    • KIA, France 14-02-1917
    • Digby Avenue of Honour Tree No 61, planted by Mr F R LEE

  3. Percy George LEE, b. 1894, Digby, Vic;

  4. David LEE, b. 1896, Digby, Vic
    • WW1 1st AIF, 46th Battalion, enlisted 30-07-1915
    • RTA, 13-04-1919
    • Digby Avenue of Honour Tree No 66, planted by Miss May LEE

  5. Ernest Lewis LEE, b. 1899, Digby, Vic, d. 1925;

  6. Evelyn May LEE, b. 1902, Digby, Vic, mar ? NIXON;

  7. infant LEE, b. 1902, Digby, Vic, d, 1902.



Frederick LEE 1861-1934 & Myra DAWSON 1888-1977

Frederick's first wife Harriet died in 1912 and he then married Myra DAWSON, b. 1888, near Robe, South Australia, daughter of William DAWSON and Anna Maria WEBBER.

Frederick LEE & Myra DAWSON had the following children:

  1. Robert LEE, b. 1913, Digby, Vic;

  2. Lindsay LEE, b. 1915, Digby, Vic;

  3. Henry Harold LEE, b. 1916, Digby, Vic;

  4. Elsie Myra LEE, b. 1918, Digby, Vic




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