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Vaughan Griffiths LEWIS

Regimental number1972
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolChrist Church Grammar School, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
AddressHawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Lewis, Power Avenue, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date20 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death21 August 1915
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetety (Row K, Grave No. 35), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Catherine LEWIS, "Awarna", Reed Street, Cremorne, Sydney
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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