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John Arnold LEWIS

Regimental number1875
Date of birth1 December 1897
Place of birthMadras, India
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressBroadway, Dunolly, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Lewis, Arnold Villa, Prentice Street, Elsterwick, Victoria
Enlistment date7 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1331
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Other detailsService on Gallipoli (wounded) and in France (wounded).
Date of death8 December 1975
Place of burialMildura Cemetery, Victoria

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