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Howard Maitland LYONS

Regimental number3075
Place of birthEgremont, Cheshire, England
SchoolForest Hill and Wagga Public School, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia2
AddressForest Hill, via Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Lyons, Forest Hill, via WaggaWagga, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 16), Armentieres
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Captain William and Mary LYONS, Sackville, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother of Lt E T Lyons.

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