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Robert William LEWIS

Regimental number3864
Place of birthNewcastle-on-Tyne, England
SchoolKalgoorlie Central School, Western Australia
Age on arrival in Australia5
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLeonora, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, R W Lewis, 277 Collins Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row B, Grave No. 18), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: robert and Catherine LEWIS. Native of England

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