Lewis James SOMERVILLE

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SOMERVILLE, Lewis James

Service Number: 41176
Enlisted: 13 June 1941
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: No. 2 Air Observers School (Mt Gambier)
Born: Dandenong, Victoria, Australia, 28 April 1923
Home Town: Clayton, Monash, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Ground Accident), Dandenong, Victoria, Australia, 21 July 1944, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 41176
13 Jun 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, No. 2 Air Observers School (Mt Gambier)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Arthur Thomas Somerville and Jean Somerville of Clayton, Victoria

LAC Somerville was struck by a train at Dandenong, Victoria while proceeding home on leave