Monday, February 22, 2010
According to his attestation papers dated August 9, 1915 at Niagara on the Lake, Lewis James Lomas was born on January 17, 1893 at Burton-on-Trent, England. He listed his mother, Fanny Lomas, Mimico Beach, Mimico as his next of kin. He listed his occupation as a telegraph operator and indicated that he had no previous military experience. He was 22 years and 8 months of age and stood 5 feet 10 1/2 inches in height. He had blue eyes, light hair and a light complexion. He had a scar on each forearm. He was Roman Catholic.