Name: LEWIS, JOHN
Nationality: United Kingdom
Regiment/Service: Welsh Regiment
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Date of Death: 20/10/1915
Service No: 2940
Additional information: Husband of Mary Jane Lewis, of 8, Pant St., Danygraig, Swansea.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 79.
Cemetery: TALGARTH MENTAL HOSPITAL CEMETERY
The battalion he served in
1/6th (Glamorgan) Battalion
August 1914 : in Swansea. Part of South Wales Brigade, which was unallocated to a Division.
29 October 1914 : landed at Le Havre and moved to work on Lines of Communication.
5 July 1915 : attached to 84th Brigade in 28th Division.
23 October 1915 : transferred to 3rd Brigade in 1st Division.
15 May 1916 : became Pioneer Battalion to 1st Division with which it then remained.