Record of Conduct and Service (Albert Caesar Lewis)
From the Collection of Victoria Police Museum Mezzanine Level World Trade Centre Siddeley Street Docklands Victoria
- Official document
- world war 1, 1914-1918; victoria police; lewis, albert caesar 4751
- When the First World War broke out, Australian men from all backgrounds and professions were called to serve their country. Members of the Victorian Police force were some of the first to answer the call with twenty men joining the first convoy of soldiers who left Australian shores in October 1914. Over the course of four long years, one hundred and thirty-eight Victorian Police enlisted from stations across the state. Of these, twenty-seven lost their lives. Whilst the fate of each man was different, a deep commitment to protecting and serving the public was common to all.
Victoria Police service: Enlisted 11/04/1899; Granted leave of absence 1/11/1916; Re-joined 16/02/1919; Resigned 31/08/1922; Highest rank: Senior Constable
WW1 service: Enlisted 19 October 1916; Highest rank: Driver; Regiment: 3rd Divisional Training Unit; Fate: returned to Australia 20 October 1918
- 23 Apr 2018 at 1:46PM