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William Edward LEWIS

Regimental number172
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
Other NamesLewis, WE
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Address66 Flinders Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Lewis, 66 Flinders Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Date of death24 February 1920
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Portion Church of England, Plot 6D, Grave No. 2208), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
188
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Death Due To Service. Parents: Richard and Ellen LEWIS; husband of Kate LEWIS. Native of Darlinghurst, New South Wales. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.

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