John Lewin

JOHN LEWIN

This biography was written by Victoria Doran.

Despite a health problem as a teenager, John Lewin was a member of a Pioneer Battalion doing heavy manual work near the Front Line when he died in an unusual accident. He was brought up in Huyton, where his father still lived, so is also commemorated on the Huyton with Roby War Memorial.

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William Owen Lewis

WILLIAM OWEN LEWIS

This biography was written by Victoria Doran.

Owen Lewis was from a family which was still Welsh speaking, although the last two generations had all been born on Merseyside. At Liverpool University when war was declared, unlike many contemporaries, Owen decided to complete his degree before entering cadet training about July 1916.

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