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John Bertie LEWIS

Regimental number146
Date of birth25 October 1889
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
SchoolMount Gambier Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHall porter
Address8 Toorak Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinJohn Lewis, 8 Toorak Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium. Wounded, September 1916; invalided to England; recovered and returned to duty. Arrived back in Australia on Anzac furlough, 12 November 1918.

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