Photo of Robert Lewis

Robert Lewis

Lance Corporal

46th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss C. D ean
  • Plaque: 887

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Biography

Robert Lewis was a 27 year old, unmarried miner when he enlisted in Ballarat on 9th July 1915. He was posted to the 14th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 3822. Later he was promoted Lance Corporal, and transferred to the 60th Infantry Battalion. He was killed in action at Hamel on 4th July 1918, and is buried in the VillersĀ”Bretonneux Cemetery, France.
Tree No. 887

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour