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Frederick LYONS

Regimental number5820
Place of birthMount Buninyong, Victoria
True NameLYONS, Michael
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMount Buninyong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30.5
Height5' 6.5"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinFather, Michael Lyons, Mount Buninyong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 February 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records47
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Row D, Grave No 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 7 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 21 November 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 13 December 1916; joined 18th Bn, in the field, 24 January 1917.

Killed in action, 18 April 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAge at enlistement falsely stated to be 30.5. True age: 46-47.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LYONS Frederick

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