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Arthur James LEWIS

Regimental number4223
Place of birthStrathfield, New South Wales
AddressEve Street, Strathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.7
Height5' 5"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinFather, G. Lewis, Eve Street, Strathfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date26 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5129 Corporal Harry LEWIS, 55th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Married Katie Florence Ethel BURGE, spinster, aged 19, St Paul's Church, Bedminster, Bristol, 1 May 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ormonde', 16 June 1919 (hospital staff); disembarked Sydney, 4 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 26 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 August 1957
Age at death62
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery (Wall 7 Niche 61), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LEWIS Arthur James

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