Other names: Lewis
Locations in this story: Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, DorsetWhitchurch, HampshireIndiaCulham, OxfordshireAbingdon, Oxfordshire
Story: Lewis Green was born in Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 24 Nov 1885 the son of Frederick Green and Mary Green (nee Emery). He spent his early life near Tillhays, Iwerne Minster. He married Rose Victoria Morrant in the Whitchurch, Hampshire, Registry area in 1913. He had enlisted with the Royal Field Artillery as a Gunner (Service No. 34647) and did much of his service in India. On his discharge he was awarded the Victory and British War Medals as well as the 1915 Star. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Hill Lodge, Culham, Oxfordshire, working as a Gamekeeper. His death was recorded in the Abingdon, Oxfordshire, Registry during 1980. His brother, Frederick Green, also served in the conflict and both there names appeared on a Roll of Honour published privately in Iwerne Minster.