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Hugh Bunnett LEWERS

Date of birth6 September 1889
Other NamesLEWERS, Hugh Bennett
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical Practitioner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinThos Lewers, 'Clontibret', St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Medical Officer)
Unit nameDivisional Engineers Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Promotions

Major


Unit: HQ AIF
Promotion date: 14 November 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
Recommendation date: 10 October 1916

DSO


Recommendation date: 9 September 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448, 11 July 1919; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124, 30 October 1919.

DSO


Recommendation date: 9 September 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
Date: 23 May 1918

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, Order of the British Empire, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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