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William Edmund LEWIS

Private 16756 William Edmund LEWIS of 1st Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)

Killed in Action Friday 13th August 1915, France , age 39

Home address:24 Haughton Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1876, Bedwas, Monmouthshire
Parents:Ann Lewis and John Lewis of Penylaw farm, Maesycwmmer, Bedwas, Bedwas Upper, Monmouthshire
Marital status:Married to Alice Lewis (née Wilde) of 24 Haughton Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Coal Mine Hewer
He enlisted in:Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
Remembered:Auchonvillers Military Cemetery, Somme, France,   II. M. 6.
Link to Hyde:Lived in Hyde

In the 1921 Cenotaph Unveiling Booklet his name is given as William Edmond Lewis.