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Walter Lewis was born in 1896 the son of Edward a labourer and Emma Lewis (née Pepper). Edward was born in 1865 in Beeston, Emma Pepper in 1867 in Pinxton, Derbyshire. Married in 1887, they had seven children - Edward b.1888 and Thomas b.1890, Edith b.1892, John b.1894, Walter b.1896, Elsie b.1899 and George b.1902. In 1911, they lived at 4, Moor Gate Beeston. Thomas was an engineer, Edith a hosiery worker, John an electric plater and Walter a bottler. Walter married Edith Spray in 1915. They lived at 45, Nether Street, Beeston with their daughter Edith who was born in 1917.
He was a beer bottler.
05 May 1917
800522 - CWGC Website
2/5th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Walter Lewis enlisted at Beeston and served with “B” Company. Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 10C 10D & 11A
In memoriam published 5th May 1981 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “LEWIS. – In loving memory of my dear husband, Pte. W. Lewis, killed in action May 5th, 1917. Fond memory clings. – From his sorrowing wife and baby.” Notice courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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