James Henry LYONS

Regimental number7520
Place of birthUnderwood, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCollingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J H Lyons, East West Railway, Port Augusta, South Australia
Enlistment date28 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24.8
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 14), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Hannah LYONS, 84 Nicholson Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin to Charles Jenkins, Signaller killed somewhere in France.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal