Lee Schleusener joined the Royal Australian Navy in 1974 as a Junior Recruit and was a member of the Marks/Morrow 46th intake and a former 805 Squadron member. He was tragically killed in a vehicle accident north of Brisbane on Friday, 21 July 2011.

His funeral was held on Friday, 29 July 2011, at Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery Chapel, Bridgeman Downs, Qld – Colin Bott, 46th Intake, mobile 0403 982 576.