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John Charles Gordon LYON

Regimental number135
Place of birthMoonee Ponds, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSalesman
Address59 Wilson Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Harry Lyon, 59 Wilson Street, Moonnee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Alison LYON
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death4 October 1940
Age at death53
Place of burialNew Cheltenham Cemetery, Victoria

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