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William Joseph LEWIS

Regimental number133
Place of birthPenshurst, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressPenshurst, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs John Lewis, Penshurst, Victoria
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Discharge date24 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Penshurst, New South Wales.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LEWIS William Joseph

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