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George LYONS

Regimental number2861
Place of birthWellington, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressEuchareena, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.9
Height5' 8.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Lyons, Euchareena, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 March 1917
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row G, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jessie LYONS, "Graceville", Lords Place, Orange, New South Wales. Native of Euchareena
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsPlace of birth incorerectly entered on NAA site as Wellington, New Zealand.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LYONS George

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