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Walter LEWIS

Regimental number2655
Place of birthGolden Grove South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTea Tree Gully, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Winifred Amelia Lewis, Tea Tree Gully, South Australia
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row J, Grave No. 18), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
120
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John LEWIS; husband of Winifred TONKIN (formerly LEWIS), Tea Tree Gully, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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