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William Richard LEWIS

Regimental number1471
Place of birthHenley Beach South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLucerne grower
AddressSouth Street, Henley Beach, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lydia Lewis, South Street, Henley Beach, South Australia
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 4 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 26 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 23 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Date of death18 August 1950
Age at death53
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 10, Grave 35), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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