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William LYON

Regimental number5364
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
Address47 Page Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Lyon, 47 Page Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Place of burialWhite House Cemetery (Plot III, Row L, Grave No. 20), St. Jean-Les-Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Archibald and Alexina LYON; husband of Elizabeth DEARDS (formerly LYON), "Moorlands", Victoria Road, Christmas Street, Northcote, Victoria, australia. native of Yarra Bank, Melbourne
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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