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Gilbert Thornton LYONS

Regimental number1551
Place of birthIpswich Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address'Minora', Flinders Parade, Sandgate, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, H Lyons, Sandgate, Queensland
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448, 28 December 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57, 18 April 1918.
Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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