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George Alfred James LEWIS

Regimental number5966
Place of birthRandwick New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Address68 Glebe Street, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Susie Lewis, 68 Glebe Street, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name7th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For untiring energy and devotion to duty. Sergeant LEWIS has rendered on many occasions, very valuable service and has at all times set a fine example to his men, particularly during the period from the 1st September 1918 at PERONNE up to 1st October 1918 at BELLICOURT, when this N.C.O.'s efforts were most marked. His conduct and devotion to duty inspired his men during these important operations.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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