Private WALTER LEWIS (photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames WALTER
Surname LEWIS (photo added)
Initials W
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Saturday, 12 August 1944
Age 26
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From OLDHAM, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 3451600
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Durham Light Infantry
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 6 Battalion, Durham Light Infantry (50th Northumbrian Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX MEMORIAL
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location Panel 17, Column 1.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph NO EPITAPH
Family Details SON OF JOSEPH AND MARY ANN LEWIS, OF OLDHAM, LANCASHIRE.

Additional Information

 

 

WALTER LEWIS is believed to have been born in Heyside, Royton, near Oldham, Lancashire in 1918.1

 

 

Private WALTER LEWIS, undated.2

 

 

References
1. Information kindly provided by Andrew Spencer, 1st cousin of Private WALTER LEWIS.
2. Photograph kindly provided by Andrew Spencer, 1st cousin of Private WLATER LEWIS.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Andrew Spencer, 1st cousin of Private WALTER LEWIS.
Additional photographs provided by:  
Additional information provided by: Carl Shilleto & Andrew Spencer, 1st cousin of Private WALTER LEWIS.

 

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