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Kenneth Malcolm LYALL

Regimental number4216
Date of birth17 February 1895
Place of birthSemaphore, South Australia
SchoolLe Fevres Peninsula Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
AddressNelson Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Lyall, Nelson Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Discharge date19 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1820 Pte Alfred Ernest LYALL, 27th Bn, killed in action, 10 October 1916; 1571 Pte Cecil Herbert LYALL, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 22 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, Mouquet Farm, Pozieres, France, 13 August 1916; invalided to Graylingwell War Hospital, Chichester, Sussex, England.

Commenced return to Australia, 2 December 1917; disembarked, 12 February 1918; discharged, 19 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 July 1950
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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