7th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
09/09/1916 (Killed in Action)
William Lewis was the son of Henry and Annie Elizabeth Lewis. He was born about 1886 in Portadown. He lived with the family at Jervis Street, Portadown. His father was a railway worker. The 1911 census shows William as 24 years old and still single. He was working as a damask weaver. William Henry Lewis enlisted in Portadown. Private William Lewis was serving with 7th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he was killed in action on 9th September 1916. The CWGC records that he was married at the time of his death to Minnie Lewis and they lived at Bernagh, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone.