Eric St Leger LEWIS

LEWIS, Eric St Leger

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Hobart, Tas.
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 47th Infantry Battalion
Born: North Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 26 September 1874
Home Town: Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: Christ College, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Nil
Died: 20 January 1963, aged 88 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Hobart Roll of Honour, Tasmanian Club Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Captain, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Hobart, Tas.
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Captain, 3rd Light Horse Regiment
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Captain, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Geelong, Hobart
20 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Captain, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW to chest/lungs at Pope's Hill. Evacuated to Egypt, then UK.
22 Sep 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Major, 47th Infantry Battalion, Promoted to Major in England. Joined new unit in France.
11 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Major, 47th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (First)
30 Apr 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Major, 47th Infantry Battalion, RTA 1 February 1918 and appointment terminated (MU - GSW lungs)

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