Louis Montague Lewis

Observer, 26 OTU
Service number 1394840
Died 30 August 1943
Buried Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France
Age 22


Louis was the son of William (Woolf) and Julia née Gershon of Holborn, London.

Julia’s parents Louis and Jessie were born in Poland and moved to South Africa where they were married in 1889 and Louis Gershon worked as a diamond merchant. Their first two daughters, Annie and Julia, Louis’s mother were born in Kimberley, South Africa before the family moved to Hackney in 1893.

Louis had two siblings, Ann and Jeffrey.

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