John Thomas LEWTHWAITE

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LEWTHWAITE, John Thomas

Service Number: 1150
Enlisted: 28 October 1914, Rosehill, Sydney
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Bootle Cul, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, 1892
Home Town: Rosehill, Parramatta, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died post discharge of wounds received in action, Manaia, New Zealand, 26 November 1918
Cemetery: Manaia Cemetery
Section 17. Block 3A. Military headstone erected by New Zealand government
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

28 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1150, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Rosehill, Sydney
28 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1150, 2nd Infantry Battalion
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1150, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1150, 2nd Infantry Battalion
1 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 2nd Infantry Battalion
6 Feb 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1150, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Medically unfit for service
26 Nov 1918: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 1150, 2nd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He is also honoured on the Millom War Memorial.

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Mar 1892 Lewthwaite John Thomas Bootle 10b 671
 Bootle is an alternative name for Bootle Cul and it is in the county of Cumberland.

He is honoured on the Roll of honour or book of remembrance-WM Reference 72636, Document Reference DH7/2-Paper Book bound in blue card, with gold tooled lettering on the front. This is in the 
Whitehaven Archive & Local Studies Centre, Scotch Street,
Whitehaven, Copeland, Cumbria, CA28 7NN, England

Front Cover- BOROUGH OF WHITEHAVEN ROLL OF HONOUR EUROPEAN WAR/1914-1918

Inside the Book- PREFACE

This ROLL OF HONOUR has been compiled by the Town Council at the frequently expressed wish of the Burgesses, who have naturally desired to have recorded/in some permanent form the names of those Men of our Town who offered their lives in the common cause. It is a record of which the Borough may well be/proud. It contains no less than 2,383 names of men who served in the Forces during the Great War. Of this number no less than 314 have laid down their lives.He is also commemorated on the stone war memorial at Castle Park, Flatt Walks, Whitehaven,England.

 

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