Archibald Lewin

Name

Archibald Lewin

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

16/04/1917

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
20356
Bedfordshire Regiment
4th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
II. E. 40.
France

UK Memorials

Harpenden Town Memorial
The Church of St Nicholas Memorial, Harpenden
Batford Methodist Church Memorial, Batford

Pre War

Archibald was born in Harpenden. He was a single man who lived with his unmarried sister Gertrude at The Haven, Station Road, Harpenden. He was a labourer working at Peters Green. He volunteered in November 1914, enlisting in Bedford.

Wartime Service

He fought at Ypres and at Arras and died on 2 April 1917 of wounds received at the second battle of the Somme.

Additional Information

After his death, a contact, Mr. E Lewin (his father?), was recorded as living at 37 Hampton Road, Luton. His brothers Horace and Ralph also died.

Acknowledgments

Mary Skinner, Harpenden & District Local History Society (www.harpenden-history.org.uk), Jonty Wild