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William Charles LYONS

Regimental number716
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBurton avenue off Grote Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Ellen Lyons, Burton avenue off Grote Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date23 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A45 Hessen on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds (accidental) 9 March 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 107), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen LYONS, 162 Grote Road, Adelaide, South Australia

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