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Raymond LEWIS

Regimental number5182
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway clerk
AddressKalangadoo, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, William Joseph Lewis, Kalangadoo, South Australia
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 1, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'Conspicuous bravery & devotion to duty at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 30 July 1916

Military Medal

'(Lagnicourt 3 May 1917) Conspicuous gallantry as linesman in repairing and maintaining communications under heavy fire.'
Recommendation date: 8 May 1917

FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Date of death5 November 1984
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery

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