John Brook (Jack) LEWIS

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LEWIS, John Brook

Service Number: WX8213
Enlisted: 16 August 1940, Claremont, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 17 June 1906
Home Town: Stirling, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Gold mine official
Died: Killed in Action, Papua New Guinea, 8 December 1942, aged 36 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

16 Aug 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX8213, Claremont, Western Australia
17 Aug 1940: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX8213
8 Dec 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX8213, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion, Buna / Gona / Sanananda "The Battle of the Beachheads" - New Guinea

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