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Patrick Edward LYONS

Regimental number3194
Place of birthCranbourne, Victoria
SchoolCranbourne State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPearcedale via Somerville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Lyons, Pearcedale via Somerville, Victoria
Enlistment date17 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23.8
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row A, Grave No. 203), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Paretns: Patrick and Louisa LYONS, Longwatts East, Drouin, Victoria. Native of Cranbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother to Sgt Leslie William No 655, 24th Battalion killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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