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Charles Hugh LYON

Regimental number412
Place of birthHawksburn Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWalebung, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, G O Lyon, Harkaway, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date13 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
FateKilled in Action 7 November 1917
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery, (Row B, Grave No. 24), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
10
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St John's Church, Fremantle, Western Australia. Parents: George and Kate LYON, 'Glenoril', Harkaway, Victoria
Other details

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

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