Henry Robert LEWIS

LEWIS, Henry Robert

Service Number: 1211
Enlisted: 23 September 1914, Enlisted at Kensington, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Redfern, New South Wales, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Leichhardt, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Schooling: Ashfield Public School, New South Wales
Occupation: Nail Maker
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Special Memorial, Row A, Grave 12 Headstone inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out, Lone Pine Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Leichhardt War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

23 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1211, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Kensington, NSW
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 1211, 4th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 1211, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Elizabeth Ann Lewis of 'Stella Maris', Queens Road, Five Dock, NSW formerly of 81 Foster Street, Leichhardt, NSW

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

Previously served with the St Georges' Rifles for about 3 year