We remember John Watkin Lewis

We remember John Watkin Lewis

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
birth Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire United Kingdom Source:8853204 1885
1906
enlistment Source:8597362 23rd April 1906
1911
location On leave, staying with the Roberts family United Kingdom away from home address Source:8853203 1st April 1911
1911
location Roberts family: 4 Bank Street, Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire United Kingdom away from home address Source:8853203 2nd April 1911
1914
theatres Tsingtau :6h Source:2651413 23rd September 1914
1914
service British Army Private 9158 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Source:2651413 23rd September 1914
1914
location HMHS Delta, departing Sha-tzu-kou Bay, destination Hong Kong China military residence address Source:2651413 18th November 1914 - 22nd November 1914
1915
location S Beach, Cape Helles, Gallipoli peninsula Turkey military residence address Source:2651413 25th April 1915
1916
location Mary Redan trench, Mesnil Ridge, Somme France military residence address Source:2651413 3rd April 1916 - June 1916
1916
internment pow Paderborn Germany Source:8862342 1916
1916
location Feldlazarett nr1, Bapaume France military residence address Source:8862342 20th June 1916 - July 1916
1916
location Reserve Lazarett (Abteilung Kaiserhof) Paderborn Germany Source:8892093 July 1916 - February 1917
1917
discharge Source:8597362 31st August 1917
service British Army Private 9158 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Source:8862329
service British Army Private 9158 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Source:8597362
1920
death Died of wounds John , aged , 34 , is buried at St Peter's Church , Machynlleth , Wales . Grave reference, east of church and remembered on the Machynlleth War Memorial. Tregaron, Cardiganshire United Kingdom Source:7356113 Source:8852742 31st January 1920
burial Machynlleth (st. Peter) Churchyard CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Montgomeryshire United Kingdom Source:7356113

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Watkin
Initials JW
Last Name Lewis
Source 7356113
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Feldlazarett nr1, Bapaume France military residence address 20th June 1916 - July 1916
HMHS Delta, departing Sha-tzu-kou Bay, destination Hong Kong China military residence address 18th November 1914 - 22nd November 1914
Mary Redan trench, Mesnil Ridge, Somme France military residence address 3rd April 1916 - June 1916
On leave, staying with the Roberts family United Kingdom away from home address known 1st April 1911
Reserve Lazarett (Abteilung Kaiserhof) Paderborn Germany July 1916 - February 1917
Roberts family: 4 Bank Street, Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire United Kingdom away from home address known 2nd April 1911
S Beach, Cape Helles, Gallipoli peninsula Turkey military residence address 25th April 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 9158 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 9158 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 9158 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal

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Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Medal Index Cards Transcription Keith1947
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Keith1947
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith1947
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Keith1947
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith1947

External Evidence

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Machynlleth & The First World War Jeff2412

Multimedia

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South Wales Borderers cap badge Keith1947
War Memorial Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire Jeff2412
ICRC document PA6751 Keith1947
ICRC document PA5225 Keith1947
ICRC document PA5424 Keith1947
ICRC document PA8782 Keith1947
Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire Jeff2412
Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire Jeff2412
John Watkin's Memorial Stone in Machynlleth. Colin44150

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