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Maurice Walter Freeth Lewis


Lewis, Maurice Walter Freeth, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, formerly of Kingswood, Gloucestershire, England. Occupation: bookkeeper. Military Service: Private, Reg. No. 2193323, 196th West Universities Bn., PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Diary References: “Lewis a merry eyed lad of about twenty-three,” 6:9 Aug ’18; “we were shelled by whizz-bangs during which poor Lewis was killed,” 6:13 [12] Aug ’18; “buried Lewis this afternoon,” 6:15 Aug ’18; “Wrote letters to Mrs. Lewis, Mrs. McCutcheon,” 22 Aug ’18. According to Hodder-Williams, 236, Pte. Lewis was killed near Parvillers on 12 August 1918.

Date of Death: 12 August 1918. See casualty details, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Buried at the Bouchoir New British Cemetery, Bouchoir, Somme, France. Grave reference: IV.B.52.


Bouchoir New British Cemetery, Bouchoir, Somme, France.


Bouchoir New British Cemetery