|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs Small, Hope Villa, Merthyr Vale, Glamorganshire,South Wales|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||4825|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||57th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'(Ypres 28 September 1916) Conspicuous bravery & valuable services.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'At Ypres on 28th September 1916 whilst a duel was taking place between our stokes mortars and mortars and minemwerfers of the enemy, one of our mortar enplacements was blown in by a minemwerfer shell burying 2nd Lieutenant Montgomery and his men. Lance Corporal Lewis was in charge of this mortar and he together with one man, continued to fire his mortar and engaged the hostile mortars for a considerable time notwithstanding the heavy hostile fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
|Other details||Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|