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Edith Hilda Lewis

  • Service number
    22/535 AWMM
  • Also known as
    MacLEOD Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Army Nursing Service Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edith Hilda AWMM
  • Surname
    Lewis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    MacLEOD Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Service number
    22/535 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    6 July 1888 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Place of birth
    Clive, Hawke's Bay, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Birth notes
    daughter of William James & Harriet LEWIS Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Mountain Road, Eltham, Taranaki Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Post war occupation
    Nurse at Featherston Military Hospital, then shifted to Lone Pine, Great Marlow, Grafton, NSW Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H. Lewis (mother), Mountain Road, Eltham, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single
    1921 married John William Hugh MacLeod in NSW Australia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    No 2 NZGH at Walton on Thames; Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Army Nursing Service Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    22/535 AWMM
  • Military service
    1918-1920 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    1917 became a registered nurse having done her training at Waihi Hospital Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Nurse AWMM
    • 8 July 1918 at Hawera Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Nurse at Sister Brewer's Private Hospital in Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Age on enlistment
    30yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sister Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Edith Hilda Lewis's brothers also enlisted during WWI
    Gwynne James LEWIS Pte # 11/2448 of the 1st Btn Otago Regt
    Lionel Joseph Llewellyn LEWIS Pte # 27673 of the 2nd Wgtn Regt - Died of wounds
    Hugh KERR (brother in-law) Pte # 72490 Otago Infantry Regt

    Her husband: Cpl John William Hugh Harold MacLEOD # 9944 of the 13th Rfts 10th Field Artillery Bge enlisted with the AIF in 1915. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal in 1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Research
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    2 January 1986 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Clarence Lawn Cemetery Records, Grafton, NSW Australia
  • Age at death
    97yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Clarence Lawn Cemetery Records, Grafton, NSW Australia
  • Place of death
    in Cowper NSW Australia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Clarence Lawn Cemetery Records, Grafton, NSW Australia
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Clarence Lawn Cemetery, Grafton, NSW Australia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 November 2016 - Clarence Lawn Cemetery Records, Grafton, NSW Australia
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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      87: 20 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM

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