Lieutenant Frederic(k) George LEWIS
Fred had been educated at Brisbane Boys Grammar School, and was living in Wooloowin and on the staff of the Bank of New South Wales (now Westpac) at the time of his enlistment on 5 September 1916. He rose through army ranks from Private to Lieutenant with the 42nd Battalion.
|Unit:||42 Infantry Battalion (June 1916)|
|Ship Name:||HMAT Borda|
|Date of Embarkation:||5/06/1916|
|Place of Embarkation:||Sydney|
The relevant image of his entry in the Nominal Roll can be found at:
Roll of Honour:
|Unit:||42nd Bn Australian Inf|
|Date of Death:||01/09/1918|
|Place of Death:|
|Cause of Death:||Killed in action|
|Cemetery or Memorial Details:||FRANCE 624 Hem Farm Military Cemetery Hem-Monacu|
|Next Of Kin:|| |
|Place Of Enlistment:||Windsor, QLD|
|Notes:||LEWIS, Lt. Frederick George. 42nd Bn. Australian Inf. |
Killed in action 1st Sept., 1918. Age 32.
Son of J. R. Humphrey Lewis and Lucy Lewis. Born at Brisbane, Queensland.
II. D. 20.
|Source:||AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army|
More details to come later.