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Charles Horace LEWIS

Regimental number51
Place of birthBradford, England
SchoolOxford College, Waterloo, Liverpool, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSeaman
Address...
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kin..., Mr Lewis, 58 Milton Road, Waterloo Liverpool, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Naval Reserve in England.
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularOne of the first to join in Aug 1914. Throughout the Gallipoli campaign he was wounded 8 times.
FateDied of wounds 4 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 4), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
70
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Horace and Christina LEWIS, 58 Milton road, Waterloo, Liverpool, England. Native of Bradford, Yorkshire

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