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Alexander LEWIS

Regimental number469
Place of birthBristol, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPrinter
AddressGray Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 4"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Lewis, PO, Werribee, Victoria
Enlistment date1 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Vic, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 November 1915
Discharge date19 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 7 November 1915; discharged (medically unfit: wounded, loss of power, right leg),

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LEWIS Alexander

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