|Object type||Black & white - Photomechanical print|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Studio portrait of 1938 Private George William Lewis, 53rd (later 34th) Battalion of Parramatta, ...
Studio portrait of 1938 Private George William Lewis, 53rd (later 34th) Battalion of Parramatta, NSW. A yardman prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Ceramic (A40) on 14 April 1916. He was wounded in action at Messines, Belgium on 7 June 1917 and died that day at the No. 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, France, aged 45. He is buried in the Trois-Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Belgium.