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Joseph Patrick LYDON

Regimental number1267
Place of birthGalway Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
AddressEnoggera, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Delia Lydon, Eglinton Street, Galway, Ireland
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBethlehem Farm East Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 12), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Delia LYDON, Eglinton Street, Galway, Ireland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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