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David William LEWIS

Regimental number765
Place of birthBowmans Forrest Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressMyrtleford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs S A Lewis, Myrtleford, Victoria
Enlistment date7 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 15, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll765A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6292 Pte John James Herbert LEWIS, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 6 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 October 1935
Age at death41
Place of burialWodonga Cemetery, Victoria

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