Born: 15th August 1907, Tilbrook, Huntingdonshire.
Died: 5th April 1942; age: 34; MPK – Ship Loss.
Residence: 508, Wherstead Road, Ipswich.
Rank: Chief Petty Officer Supply – temporary; Service Number: C/MX.45862.
Regiment: Royal Navy, H.M.S. ‘Cornwall.’
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Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Jonathan & Laura Lewis, of 87, High Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire; husband of Gladys Frances, of Ipswich.
1911 Chequer’s Lane, Grendon, Northamptonshire.
Joseph was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Jonathan Lewis, 46, a Shepherd, born Swineshead, Huntingdonshire.
Laura Lewis (nee Porter), 42, born Riseley, Bedfordshire.
Ernest Lewis, 14, a Farm Labourer, born Swineshead, Huntingdonshire.
Kathleen Lewis, 12, born Swineshead, Huntingdonshire.
Wilfred Lewis, 9, born Tilbrook, Huntingdonshire.
Emily Lewis, 7, born Tilbrook, Huntingdonshire – died 1929, Northamptonshire.
On the 23rd June 1934, at St. Bartholomew’s Church, Ipswich, 26 year old, Joseph a Leading Steward, for the Royal Navy, onboard H.M.S.’Enterprise’ married 29 year old, Gladys Frances Wright, of 198, Foxhall Road, Ipswich, born February 1905, Ipswich – father: John Thomas Wright, a Fitter.
They had 1 daughter:
Barbara Lewis, born 1935, Ipswich.