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Reginald Arthur LEWIN

Regimental number1714
Place of birthForbes, New South Wales
SchoolWoodford Academy and Newington College, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBank accountant
AddressAb Commerce PO
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Rev J H Lewin, 59 Holterman Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAt the time of enlisting he was accountant at the Elizabeth Street Branch of the Australian Bank of Commerce. He was well known in musical circles in Goulburn, Grenfell and Sydney as a popular singer and choir leader. He was also a member of the Royal Philharmonic Society and the time of enlisting was conductor ....
FateKilled in Action 06-9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death6 August 1915
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 16), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
41
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret LEWIN, 638 Buchanan Street, San Francisco, U.S.A. Native of Forbes, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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