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Alma Claude Rodger LEWIS

Regimental number2161
Date of birth4 April 1897
Place of birthCardiff, New South Wales
AddressSteel Street, Pitt Town, Wallsend, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinStep-Mother, Mrs R M Lewis, Steel Street, Pitt Town, Wallsend, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 October 1916
Discharge date22 March 1917
Other details

Enlisted at Liverpool, Sydney

War Service: France, England. Wounded while in France - severe gun shot wounds to legs requiring hospitalisation in England

Returned to Australia on board 'Karoola'
Date of death14 November 1936
Age at death39
Place of burialAnglican Section, Armidale Cemetery, Armidale, New South Wales

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