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Francis Thomas LEWIS

Regimental number5396
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWoods Woe, Hurstville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs M M Lewis, Woods Woe, Hurstville, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Date of death1 June 1920
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Portiojn Church of England, Section H, Grave No. 2438), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Bridget LEWIS. Native of Melbourne. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.

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