LEWIS William Henry
Regiment : 99 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Service number : 936821
Conflict : WW2
Date of death : 21st June 1941 aged 26
Buried : Wollaston (St James) Churchyard, Worcestershire, England, Old part, N.W. of church tower.
Relatives : Son of William and Jane Lewis, of Stourbridge
Memorial : Stourbridge King Edward VI Grammar School WW2 Memorial
Also appears on : Stourbridge War Memorial. Wollaston St James's Church.
Credits : Casualty details and letter researched by Sandra Taylor. Additional information researched and transcribed by The Black Country Society.
A letter from H.J. Winnington, Honorary Secretary of PCC, St James Church, Wollaston dated 17th December 1950 can be found within war records held at Worcestershire Archives requesting that William Lewis be added to the county roll of honour.
William Lewis was the son of William and Jane Lewis of Wollaston and he was educated at King Edward’s School from 1925 to 1930. He joined the Royal Air Force at the beginning of the war and became a Sergeant Gunner. He was, however, killed in a flying accident on the 21st June 1941.