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Hurtle John LEWIS

Regimental number173
Place of birthBeltana, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationKangaroo shooter
AddressWirrabara, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinCousin, Alice Lewis, Wirrabara, South Australia
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Rebecca LEWIS
Other details

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

Date of death29 June 1939
Age at death54
Place of burialNorth Road Church of England Cemetery, South Australia (died at Keswick Repatriation Hospital)

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