Vaughan Hanning Vaughan-Lee was born 25 February 1836 in Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom to John Lee Lee (1802-1874) and Jessy Edwards-Vaughan (-1836) and died 7 July 1882 Ilminster, Somerset, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Clara Elizabeth Moore (c1841-1911) 7 August 1861 in Appleby Magna, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom.
He took part in the Crimean War in 1854 to 1855 including the Battle of Alma, the Battle of Inkerman, the Siege of Sevastopol and the attack on the redan and Kinbourn. He was promoted to lieutenant in December 1854 and was wounded twice. In 1858, he became a captain and in 1859 retired from the army. He was a major in the Glamorganshire Light Infantry Militia, and a captain in the West Somerset Yeomanry Cavalry.
|Offspring of Vaughan Hanning Vaughan-Lee and Clara Elizabeth Moore (c1841-1911)|
|Arthur Vaughan Hanning Vaughan-Lee (1862-1933)||13 August 1862 Dillington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom||19 October 1933 Chard, Somerset, England, United Kingdom||Mary Ursula Umfreville Pickering (1878-1970)|
|John Edward Vaughan-Lee (1863-1929)|
|Jessy Isabel Vaughan-Lee (c1865-1940)|
|Charles Lionel Vaughan-Lee (1867-1928)|
|Alec George Vaughan-Lee (1868-1960)|
|Katherine Mary Vaughan-Lee (c1871-1962)|
|Caroline Christine Vaughan-Lee (c1873-1950)|
|Alice Clara Vaughan-Lee (c1877-1937)|