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Lionel Chandos LEWIS

Regimental number925
Place of birthChristchurch New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic
Address12 Victoria Avenue, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Lewis, 12 Victoria Avenue, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentArmourer Sergeant
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Date of death17 April 1958

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