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Herbert Keith LYON

Regimental number2678
Place of birthPerth Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHamilton Hill, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs D A Freeman, Hamilton Hill, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Work near Morcourt on 8 August 1918.'
Recommendation date: 13 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

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