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Rupert Percy LEWIS

Regimental number3178
Place of birthUnley, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationFarmer
AddressKaroonda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.9
Height5' 10"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, Vivien Lewis, 26 Commercial Road, Unley, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Karmala on 8 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 26 December 1918
Discharge date28 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Burma', 26 December 1918; discharged, Melbourne, 28 February 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LEWIS Rupert Percy

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