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Thomas Albert LEWIS

Regimental number1496
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
Place of birthBallarat West, Victoria
SchoolBallarat State School, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationCarter
AddressMrs Emma C. Lewis, 5 Inkerman Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Emma C. Lewis, 5 Inkerman Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Squadron
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of accidental injuries.
FateDied as a result of accident 27 January 1919
Place of death or woundingTripoli
Age at death28.4
Place of burialBeirut British War Cemetery (Grave No. 350), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
180
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emma LEWIS
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine, Syria

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

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