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Frederick Henry LYONS

Regimental number684
Place of birthAlbert Park Victoria
ReligionProtestant
OccupationLabourer
Address24 Phillipson Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinThomas Edward Lyons, 24 Phillipson Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


'Displayed great foresight and courage in bringing guns into action. Set splendid example throughout the action. (Hooge 20 September 1917).'
Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918

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