Birth: c 1786, Ireland
Birth Source: 1851 census
Appears in the 1806 army list thus 18060214_Army_List_Reeves_Lewis_B
In 1814, Lewis is a 1st Lieutenant in the Royal Marines, having been appointed on 12 March 1807.
In 1850, he is on the Half Pay list, having been so since 1817.
At the time of the 1851 Census, Lewis is living the household of his married daughter Eliza E GALLIARD on the Isle of Man.
The New Navy List provides a fuller picture of Lewis' career as a Royal Marines officer.
L. B. Reeves, Second Lieut. and severely wounded in Victory, at Trafalgar. First Lieut. serving in Solebay, and commanded the Royal Marines at the capture of Fort St. Louis, Senegal, 1809, which he garrisoned and commanded seven months. Gaz. 1805
London Gazette Issue 15866 published on the 27 November 1805, Page 1484 (page 4 of 4)
British Army List - for February 1806, page 424
British Army List - for February 1814, page 548
British Army List - for 1850, page 383
New Navy List - various editions including August 1855 pages 209
1851 Census: HO107, Piece 2525, Folio 27 reverse, Page 5