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Joseph Wisby LEWIS

Regimental number1982
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address61 George Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Leslie, 61 George Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 December 1915
Date of death24 December 1915
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 16), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Margaret LEWIS
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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