Edwin Thomas LEWIS

LEWIS, Edwin Thomas

Service Number: 878
Enlisted: 13 January 1915, Enlisted at Perth, WA
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Maylands, Bayswater, Western Australia
Schooling: Maylands State School
Occupation: Coachbuilder
Died: Killed in Action, Quinns Post, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 1 June 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 11, Row D, Grave 1 Chaplain Rev. Merrington officiated Headstone inscription reads: These made fair, Australia's Honor with their dying breadth, and passed, Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kings Park 10th Light Horse Regiment Memorial WA, Maylands Methodist Church, Maylands War Memorial, Midland Railway Workshops Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

13 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 878, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Perth, WA
19 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, 878, 10th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli
19 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, 878, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Argyllshire, Fremantle
1 Jun 1915: Involvement Trooper, 878, 10th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Walter and Emily Elizabeth Lewis of 23 Seventh Avenue, Maylands, WA

At the time of enlistment he was serving his apprenticeship as a Railway Coach and Wagon builder