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Edward Jesse LEWIS

Regimental number3564
Place of birthAvon, England
SchoolNational School, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
AddressAlphington PO, Alphington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, John Lewis, Wilk Hill, Parish of Bremhill, Calne, Wilts, England
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 July 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XIV, Row K, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary LEWIS, 52 Wick Hill, Bremhill, Calne, Wilts., England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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