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Ernest LYON

Regimental number5638
Place of birthLiverpool England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address28 Wilson Street, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Lyon, 28 Wilson Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialLongeau British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Edith LYON, 150 Gladstone Avenue, Northcote, Victoria. Native of England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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