Contributed by: Shaun Lewis, on 2008-11-09
|Year of Birth||1898|
|Year of Death||1916|
|Regiment||Royal Ulster Rifles|
|Place of Wartime Residence||Belfast, Other|
10th Bn. Royal Irish Rifles.
Rifleman William Lewis 15157
Died aged 18 on Saturday, 1st July 1916
Thiepval, Somme, France
Son of William James and Ellen Lewis
58 Rutland St, Belfast
In the theatre of war from 4/10/1915, volunteered to serve his country, underage.
Died like so many brave young men on the first of July 1916 The Somme.
We enjoy the freedoms that he gave his life for.