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John Stanley LYONS

Regimental number1325
Date of birth3 September 1889
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs A E Lyons, 119 Pulteney Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date28 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Mcgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1915
Discharge date4 March 1916
Other details

Born STANLEY LEWIS EVANS, by 1912 using the name JOHN STANLEY LYONS.

War Service: Wounded in action at the Dardanelles, 3 May 1915 (Gun Shot Wound to left buttock and left thigh upper) Transferred to Alexandria, admitted to 15th General Hospital 7 May 1915 (Gun Shot Wound left groin). Tranferred to H.S. 'Goorkha' (also shown as H.S. 'Letitia') for hospital in England, 14 July 1915.

Returned to Australia per H.S. 'Suevic'.

Medals: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.

Date of death9 August 1935 (suddenly, of pneumonia)
Place of burialNew Melbourne General Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria

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