Frederick Lee was born in the summer of 1890 at Hemel Hempstead. He was the son of Henry and Martha Lee. Henry worked as a Shepherd on a farm, and in the 1901 Census the family was recorded living at Bedmond.
Frederick attested on 15th November 1915, and gave his address at The Bank, Bedmond, and his trade as a Coal Porter. He joined the Army Service Corps (ASC) at Aldershot on 18th November, and worked with the Packers and Loaders Section.
The Abbots Langley Parish Magazine Roll of Honour first listed Frederick in January 1916, serving with the ASC.
On 8th April 1916 Frederick attended a Medical Board and was diagnosed suffering with Otitis Media – an infection of the middle ear. The infection had originated at Watford in 1911, and the disability was considered not to be the result of, or aggravated by service. Frederick was discharged as being no longer physically fit for War on18th May 1916. It was not until August 1916 that Frederick’s discharge was recorded in the Parish Magazine.
Frederick Lee survived the War.