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Vincent John Lee
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Birth: May 3, 1910
Oglala Lakota County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1988
Rapid City
Pennington County
South Dakota, USA

My great Uncle Vincent Lee.

Uncle Vincent served in the Navy during WW2. My father looks alot like him. I once heard a story about his experience in World War 2. He was on-board a Navy ship (I don't know the name as yet), he and a shipmate were on the deck of the ship and they were under attack. A torpedo was heading straight for the side of the ship. All he and his shipmate could do was pray as it was too late for the ship to take evasive action. Suddenly a huge swell came and lifted the entire ship up and the torpedo passed underneath. All hands were safe that day. Another time my uncle had just left a anti-aircraft gun on the deck and just a few moments later a kamikaze plane flew into it. He somehow survived all this during World War 2.

Son of:

Susanna Lee and John Lee

Uncle Vincent John Lee was born in Denby SD,(family records show him as being born on May 30th) he passed away in Rapid City SD. He was married to a woman by the name of Myrtle Allman (b. July ? d. ?)

He was father to Reginald "Sonny" Lee (deceased from Leukemia while serving in the US Navy). Phyllis Lee Engleman, Doris Lee, Loretta Lee, Dorothy Lee.

Brother of:

Florence (Lee) Keith Wells,
William Lee,
Albert Lee,
Hobart Lee,
Walter Lee,
Alice N. (Lee) Parkhurst Stomley,
Ann (Lee) Curless, Marie Rosalind (Lee) Kyle, Nollsch, Crawford.

Family links: 
  John Lee (1864 - 1929)
  Susanna Lee Johnson Red Bear (1885 - 1975)
  Myrtle O Allman Lee (1909 - 2001)*
  Phyllis Rose Lee Engleman (1929 - 2016)*
  Doris Marie Lee (1930 - 2011)*
  Dorothy Ann Lee (1933 - 1933)*
  James Joseph Lee (1889 - 1970)**
  Albert James Lee (1905 - 1976)*
  Joseph Lee (1907 - 1908)*
  Martin J Lee (1908 - 1909)*
  Vincent John Lee (1910 - 1988)
  Florence Cynthia Lee Wells (1912 - 1944)*
  William J Lee (1914 - 1952)*
  Ann Lee Curless (1916 - 1978)*
  Alice N. Lee Stomley (1918 - 1979)*
  Hobart Francis Lee (1920 - 1993)*
  Hobart Lee (1920 - 1993)*
  Marie Rosalind Lee Crawford (1925 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Black Hills National Cemetery
Meade County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: G, 7986
Created by: Blue Rose Of Cairo
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3314519
Vincent John Lee
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Vincent John Lee
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Vincent John Lee
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God bless you on your Birthday (US Navy's 242nd Birthday, belated). Rest in Peace.
- Rick
 Added: Oct. 15, 2017

- R I P
 Added: Sep. 8, 2017
One veteran salutes another.
- Ben Martinez, US Army, Retired.
 Added: Sep. 5, 2017
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