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John William LYONS

Regimental number3344
Place of birthSurry Hill, New South Wales
Place of birthSydney
SchoolSt Peters School, Surry Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPorter
AddressEastbourne Avenue, Little Coogee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinuncle, T Lyons, Eastbourne Avenue, Little Coogee, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of disease 3 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSalisbury (London Road) Cemetery (Row R, Grave No. 17), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary LYONS
Family/military connectionsBrother to Sgt R A Lyons MM.

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