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John Alva Sturges LYON

Regimental numberR20
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressBrunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A P Lyon, 26 Cassells Road, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date18 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name5th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll20
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be John Alfred Lyon on NR
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

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