Service Number: 3009
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Toodyay, WA, 9 November 1892
Home Town: Mullalyup, Donnybrook-Balingup, Western Australia
Schooling: Swan Native and Half-Caste Mission
Occupation: Nurseryman
Died: Broncho-Pneumonia, Hollywood Repatriation Hospital, Nedlands, WA, 13 February 1986, aged 93 years
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery & Crematorium
Memorials: Middle Swan - Swan Boys Orphanage Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

29 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, 3009, 3rd Pioneer Battalion
29 Dec 1916: Embarked Private, 3009, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Persic, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Born on 9 November 1892 in Toodyay to Jessie Burton, a woman of Aboriginal descent from the Albany area who had been raised at the Annesfield Native Institution.
At the age of two-and-a-half, Lewis was admitted to the Swan Native and Half-Caste Mission where he was raised and educated.