1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

William Lewis

Contributed by: Shaun Lewis, on 2008-11-09

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First Name William
Surname Lewis
Year of Birth 1898
Year of Death 1916
Regiment Royal Ulster Rifles
Place of Wartime Residence Belfast, Other

William's Story

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.

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