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Cecil Herbert LYALL

Regimental number1571
Date of birth16 May 1893
Place of birthSemaphore, South Australia
SchoolLe Fevres Peninsula Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressNelson Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Margaret Lyall, Nelson Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Discharge date9 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1820 Pte Alfred Ernest LYALL, 27th Bn, killed in action, 10 October 1916; 4216 Pte Kenneth Malcolm LYALL, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 December 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action; invalided to England; recovered and returned to duty.

Commeced return to Australia, 22 May 1919; discharged, 9 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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