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John William LEWIS

Regimental number1864
Place of birthMiddlesborough England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressWillaston, North Gawler, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Elizabeth Lewis, 44 Princess Street, Middlesbrough, England
Enlistment date9 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1864A
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 December 1946
Age at death55
Place of burialWaikerie Cemetery, South Australia

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