William John LEWIS

William John Lewis Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Freestone Creek
Resided
Boodua
Occupation
Farmer
Enlisted
06-November-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
37
Status
Married
Service No
1984
Rank
Private
Unit
2nd Australian Remount Unit, 7th Squadron
Embarked
20-November-1915
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Egypt
Highest rank
Trooper
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
October 1916
Notes

Brother of 2951 Private Ernest George Lewis, 2357 Extra Regimental Sergeant Frederick James Lewis, 1616 Driver George Albion Lewis, 1772 Driver Thomas Arthur Lewis and 1773 Driver Richard Franklin Lewis.

 

William Lewis arrived in Egypt in December 1915. In April 1916 his 2nd Remount Unit was reduced by half and merged with the similarly reduced 1st Remount Unit to form a single unit. No longer required, he was returned to Australia and was discharged in June.