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Roy Phillis LEWIS

Regimental number1705
Place of birthWokurna, South Australia
SchoolGarfield Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressPort Broughton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriet Elizabeth Lewis, Port Broughton, South Australia
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death22.5
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Special Memorial B. 2), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Harriet LEWIS, Port Broughton, South Australia. Native of Wokurna
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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