Capt Francis Boynton Lee (S&T Corps Indian Army and HLI). QSA

QSA, KSA, Afghanistan

1876 Feb 15. Born Dewsbury Yorkshire (he took 2 years off his age when he enlisted in ADRIC)

1881 Living at Dewsbury

1891 census at Millbridge, Yorkshire

Boer War with QSA medal

1908 Jan 4. Crossed from Canada to USA

1916 Jan 1. The Highland Light Infantry. Francis Boynton-Lee to be temporary Second Lieutenant.

1917 Jul 1. High. L.I. . Temp. 2nd Lt. F. Boynton-Lee to be temp. Lt.

1918 Feb 1. The King approved the appointment of the undermentioned officer to the Infy. Branch of the I.A.R.O. : — To be Lieut. Tempy. 2nd Lieut. Francis Boynton-Lee, H.L.I., 1st Feb. 1918, but to rank from 1st Jan. 1917.

1920 Jan 1. Indian Army Reserve of Officers. Lt to be Capt. F. Boynton-Lee.

1920 Dec 29. Joined ADRIC with service no 1384. Posted to M Coy

1921 Feb 2. Wounded at Clonfin Ambush

1921 Feb 3. Posted to Depot Coy and to Hospital

1921 Jul 13 Discharged Stevens Hospital

1921 Jul 14 to 30 Sep 1921. Medical Leave

1921 Sep 30. Discharged medically unfit due to wounds received on RIC Service

1921 Oct 1. He was paid a pension 12 months

1922 May 1. Gazetted out IARO as Captain.

1923 Feb 20 Bankruptcy Receiving Order "Francis Boynton Lee, 17 Clermont Terrace, Brighton, Sussex, retired captain in H.M. Army."

1933 Apr/Jun Died Sudbury, Suffolk aged 57

 

 

ADRIC

WO 339/50786