Distinguished Service Medal G.VI.R., 1st type with ‘Ind.Imp’ legend, (JX.194830 E. Lee. T/A/P.O.)1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, Africa Star, War Medal. JX/194830 Petty Officer E. Lee, Royal Navy EF
D.S.M. London Gazette 1 January 1944. Ernest Lee was a native of St. Helen’s, Lancashire, was invested with his D.S.M. at Buckingham Palace, 28 March 1944.
Seedies confirms that he was decorated in respect of services in defensively equipped merchant ships (D.E.M.S.).
Mounted for wear.