Private Lewis James Curtis
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Cornish soldier is laid to rest

A teenage soldier from Cornwall, killed in World War II, has been laid to rest at a war cemetery in the Netherlands.

Pte Lewis James Curtis, from Liskeard, was killed while serving with the 5th Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment, during Operation Market Garden in Arnhem in 1944.

He was buried at the Oosterbeek War Cemetery where his family attended the service.

  • 03 Oct 2012