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Lewis Wilfred BREW

Regimental number2462
Place of birthLiverpool, England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBallarat West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.2
Height5' 7"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinAunt, Mrs L Brew, 321 Lyons Street, Ballarat West, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date19 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 June 1915
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Discharge date28 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Margha', 19 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left arm), Adelaide, 28 April 1919.

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