Norman Neville LEWIS

Badge Number: 26104, Sub Branch: Thebarton

LEWIS, Norman Neville

Service Number: 5920, 8914
Enlisted: 11 March 1915, Enlisted at Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Sergeant
Last Unit: 20th Army Service Corps
Born: West Theberton, South Australia, 25 February 1893
Home Town: Thebarton (Southwark), City of West Torrens, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Harnessmaker
Died: North Adelaide, South Australia, 20 January 1939, aged 45 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Centennial Park - South Australian Garden of Remembrance
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World War 1 Service

11 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5920, 8914, Enlisted at Keswick, South Australia
26 May 1915: Involvement Driver, 4th Light Horse Brigade Train
26 May 1915: Embarked Driver, 4th Light Horse Brigade Train, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
27 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, SN 5920, 8914, 20th Army Service Corps

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Other service number 8914

1 April 1915 - Held the rank of Driver with 4 Light Horse Brigade

27 January 1917 - Held the rank of Corporal

29 December 1918 - Promoted to Lance Sergeant

13 April 1919 - Returned to Australia on board Castalia

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

Married twice

1) 30 September 1919 - Married Jessie Lavinia Louise Meyer in the Baptist Church Soouthwark. Jessie died at Southwark on 25 January 1933 aged 39 years

2) 7 July 1934 - Married Mary Francs Keain at the residence of the Archbishop of Adelaide

RSL Information

28 May 1919 - Joined State Branch; address was Randolph Street

5 June 1936 - Transferred to Theberton Sub Branch; address was 32 Smith Street, Southark

Badge 82470 lost