Born: 6th December 1891, Ipswich.

Died: 2nd October 1918; age: 27; Died of Wounds at 19th Casualty Clearing Station from wounds received on the 30th September 1918. Shell wounds thigh (right) and arms. W.

No.19 – No.38 Casualty Clearing Station. (01/10/18)

Occupation: Commercial Training.

Enlistment Details: Location: 1st Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Chrystal Palace; Date: 15th September 1914.26/10/14 drafted to Chatham

Enlistment for the 28th Battalion, London Regiment, Artists Rifles, service number: 767201 – Location: Dukes Road; Date: 26th October 1917; Age: 26 years & 10 months. Height: 5ft 11 1/2ins. Next of Kin: father – Charles Lyons Card, of 12, Wickham Road, Colchester, Essex. ex-London Z/380 Signalman RNVR HMS “Canada”

Commissioned – 27th March 1918 – Temporary Sub-Lieutenant – Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.

British Expeditionary Forces – 10th August 1918.

Joined the Hood Battalion – 1st September 1918.Next of kin: wife – Isabel R. Card, c/o H. Herrington, Frimley Green, Surrey.


Rank: Sub-Lieutenant; Service Number: Z/380.

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Hood Battalion, Royal Naval Division.

Previous 3 years afloat Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War, plus the Long Service & Good Conduct medal – R.N.V.R.


Grave Reference:


Sunken Road Cemetery,

Boisleux-St. Marc,

Pas de Calais,


Lewin second row far right

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. C.L. & Mrs. E. Card, of 12, Wickham Road, Colchester, Essex.




1891   12, Withipoll Street, Ipswich.


Lewin was 4 months old and living with his parents & brothers.

Charles Lyons Card, 29, a Plumber, born Ipswich.

Emily Card (nee Wiffen), 30, born Melton, Suffolk.

Richard Frank Card, 6, born Ipswich.

Edwin Charles Card, 2, born Ipswich.


1901   12, Withipoll Street, Ipswich.


Lewin was 10 years old and living with his mother & brother.

Emily, 40.

Edwin, 12.


In 1901, 3, Papillon Road, Colchester, Essex. Lewin’s 39 year old, father, Henry was a Plumber and a Boarder at the family home of 38 year old, Mary Summons.


1911   12, Wickham Road, Colchester, Essex.


Lewin was 20 years old, a Shop Assistant – Hardware. He was living with his parents.

Charles, 49, a Plumber.

Emily, 49.


On the 23rd April 1918, at St. Peter’s Church, Frimley Green, Surrey, Lewin married Isabel Rose Herrington, born December 1891, Farnham, Surrey – died September 1922, 40, Clarence Road, Horsham, West Sussex.


Photographs courtesy of Paul.

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