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Edward Lee
Royal Newfoundland Fencible

This story is typical of a British soldier during the French Revolution & Napoleonic era. 1789-1815.

Edward Lee was born in Bridgenorth, Shropshire, England in 1766.¬† St. Leonard’s Church records show the he married a Elizabeth Jones on 5 April 1790, He first joined the British army 1792 in Pigot’s Regiment of Foot it would later be called the 130th (Loyal Staffordshire Volunteers)¬†served in the West Indies, seeing action in what is now Jamaica during the Second Maroon War 1795-96.

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Royal Newfoundland Fencible