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Sidney Lewis Sidney Lewis

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

Plaque: Sidney Lewis

Erection date: 24/9/2016


Sidney Lewis, 1903 - 1969, youngest British soldier, First World War, aged twelve, lived here.
Placed by public subscriptions

The reports of the fund-raising campaign for this plaque named "historian Geoff Simmons" and it was said that the plaque would be "unveiled by {Lewis's} 83-year-old son Colin".

Site: Sidney Lewis (1 memorial)

SW17, Garratt Lane, 934

This section of Garratt Lane (Fountain Road - Tooting High Road) used to be named Defoe Road. It changed to Garratt Lane between the 1938 and 1939 electoral registers.

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Sidney Lewis

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Sidney Lewis

Soldier. HeĀ enlisted in the East Surrey Regiment in August 1915 at the age of...

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