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Regimental number1974
Place of birthTemora, New South Wales
Other NamesLEWITZ, William Henry
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o GPO,Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, Francis Lewitz, Lincoln, Vancouver British Columbia, Canada
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1917
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  cemetery records
Parents: Frank Henry and Mary Ann LEWITZ
Other details

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

Date of death25 April 1931
Age at death49
Place of burialBotany Cemetery, New South Wales

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