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Private Frank Lewis

33635 8th Battalion Norfolk Regiment

Son of Mr Whyman & Mrs Emma Lewis
Husband of Edith E Lewis (nee Biggs)

Aged 33 years

Died 26th March 1918

Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial
Panel 23

Born and enlisted at Rushden.
Rushden Echo, September 27th, 1918, transcribed by Greville Watson

Rushden’s Casualty List

Pte. Frank Lewis, 33635, Norfolk Regt., aged 33, formerly of 62, Cromwell-road, Rushden, has been missing since March 21st last, and his wife, Mrs Lewis (who is now residing with her mother, Mrs Biggs, of 11, Albion-place, Rushden) would be very glad if any of his comrades can give her any news concerning him.  He joined the Forces last November, before which he worked for Messrs. E. Claridge and Sons, boot manufacturers, Rushden, and he was well known as a boxer.
The Rushden Echo Friday 2 May 1919, transcribed by Nicky Bates

SOLDIER'S DEATH - Mrs Frank Lewis, of 11 Albion-place, Rushden, has received official news that her husband, Pte F Lewis, Norfolk Regiment, who was reported missing in March last year, is now presumed by the Army Council to have been killed, March 21-26, 1918 in France. Deceased, who was 33 years of age, worked for Messrs. E Claridge and Sons, before joining the Forces.

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