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Daniel Chan Lee



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Daniel Chan AWMM
  • Surname
    Lee AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Dan AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 March 1916 Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served with the 7 Royal Military Transport Unit. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    9 April 2015 Obituary
    Age 99 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium Meadowbank Auckland New Zealand AWMM Block R Row 41 Plot 6 AWMM
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  • Obituary
    Published in the New Zealand Herald, 10 April to 13 April, 2015. "LEE, Dan Chan On April 9th 2015. Dan slipped away peacefully at Wesley Village aged 99 years old. Dearly loved husband and best friend of the late Teresa. He will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews and their families. Dan recently celebrated his 99th birthday with his family and many friends, he lived a long and prosperous fulfilling life. In lieu of flowers donations to the St John's Ambulance would be gratefully appreciated and may be left at the chapel on the day of the service or at www. The entire service for Dan will be held in the Eastern Suburbs Chapel of the Morrison Funeral Home, 79 Line Road Glen Innes on Wednesday 15 April 2015 at 12:30 pm. All communications to the Lee Family c/- the above Funeral Home." AWMM
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