Lee, Alexander Gooderham

Honorary Major Alexander Gooderham Lee

Honorary Major Alexander Gooderham Lee was born 23 November 1834  in Toronto, Ontario, son of Joseph Lee and Maria Shanks.

On 30 September 1862 he married Margaret Hunter and they would have three daughters – Mary, Edith and Alice, and one son James C. Lee.

He died 21 August 1912 in Toronto, Ontario and was buried in St James Cemetery.

Service Record:

  • 31 Mar 1865 – Ensign
  • 16 Dec 1865 – Promoted Lieutenant
  • 2 Jun 1866 – At the Battle of Ridgeway (later awarded the General Service Medal with Fenian Raid 1866 clasp
  • 25 Feb 1870 – Promoted Captain and appointed Paymaster
  • 3 Oct 1875 – Called out for Pilgrimage Riots
  • 25 Feb 1876 – Promoted Honourary Major
  • 2 Mar 1884 – Retired with honorary rank

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