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William LEWIS

Regimental number469
Place of birthAdamstown, New South Wales
SchoolAdamstown Public School, New South Wales
AddressPopran Street, Adamstown, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ethel Lewis, Popran Street, Adamstown, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe died of pneumonia, Salisbury Isolation Hospital, England.
FateDied of disease 30 April 1917
Place of death or woundingEngland
Age at death23.8
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialStratford-Sub-Castle (St. Lawrence) Churchyard (Grave No. 118), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Ethel LEWIS, Popran Road, Adamstown, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Oswald Osprey returned both feet amputated.

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