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William John LYON

Regimental number148
Place of birthBendigo VIC: Place of Enlistment - Melbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Address19 Bayview Road, Yarraville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James Lyon, 19 Bayview Road, Yarraville, Victoria
Previous military service65th Battn Sen Cadets
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Company Engineers
FateDied of disease 10 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Charlotte LYON, 96 Bay View Road, Yarraville, Victoria

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