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Ernest Alfred LEWIS

Regimental number5040
Place of birthJarrahdale Western Australia
OccupationSaw filer
AddressJarrahdale, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Joseph Lewis, Jarrahdale, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5038 Pte Reginald Peter LEWIS, 28th Bn, killed in action, 29 September 1918; 5039 Pte Arthur LEWIS, 28th Bn, killed in action, 28 February 1917; 3862 Pte Herbert George LEWIS, 51st Bn, died of wounds while a prisoner of war, 28 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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