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Vivian James LEWIS

Regimental number2581
Date of birth--/01/1896
Place of birthUnley South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDraughtsman
AddressCommercial Road, Unley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Vivian Lewis, Commercial Road, Unley, South Australia
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Morea on 26 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 4 Div SIG Co
Promotion date: 21 September 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: 4 Div SIG Coy
Promotion date: 21 December 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448, 11 July 1919; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124, 30 October 1919.
Recommendation date: 30 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other details

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

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