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Alfred Walter Arthur LEWIS

Regimental number4965
Date of birth19 June 1899
Place of birthCustoms House, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address95 Short Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.4
Height5' 5"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Elizabeth Margaret Pierrens, 12 Collins Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 October 1917
Place of enlistmentEast Sydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date11 February 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 18 July 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 7 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 11 February 1920.
Date of death9 April 1938
Age at death36
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LEWIS Alfred Walter Arthur

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