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Ens Benjamin Lee, II
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1894
Germantown
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 28, 1918, England

Ensign B. Lee, USNRF, was designated Naval Aviator #137 in 1917.

Reported to have been the first to loop a twin-engine Curtiss flying boat, Killingholme, England. Killed in the crash of his seaplane, into the Humber River, near Killingholme. Received the Navy Cross (posthumously) for his efforts as a seaplane pilot while patrollong the waters of the War Zone.

Lee Field, an auxiliary airfield at NAS Jacksonville, Fla. was named in his honor.
 
 
Burial:
Body lost at sea
Specifically: Never recovered.
 
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: May 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52015188
 

 
 
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