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Edwin Thomas LEWIS

Regimental number878
Place of birthQueensland
SchoolMaylands State School, Western Australia
Address23 7th Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Elizabeth Lewis, 23 7th Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed 2 years in 37th Battery AFA under Major Bessel-Browne.
Enlistment date13 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 19 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 1 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death20.8
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. I), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Emily LEWIS, 23 7th Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia. Native of Charters Towers, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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