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Ernest Frederick Lewis of Lydney

A photo of 'Buller' Lewis in uniform
Ernest "Buller" Lewis of Lydney.


Attached is a photo of the tribute medal given to the family of my Great Uncle Ernest Frederick Lewis (aka “Buller”) of Lydney.
He is buried near Calais.

Buller Lewis's WW1 medals

The top of the image shows both sides of the Lydney medal.
See this page for more information about the Lydney & Aylburton medals.

The death certificate shows that 'Buller' was killed age 23 by a gunshot wound.
Pte Lewis 38476 of the 1st Battalion of the King's Shropshire Light Infantry died on 16-5-1918 at 13 Casualty Clearing Station, France.

Peter Essex added: "... Buller Lewis appears on SunGreen ... It appears my great-grandmother took in the Lewis boys after they were orphaned".

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