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Michael LYONS

Regimental number2660
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMachinist
AddressMt Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 4.75"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Lyons, William Street, Claraville, Mt Gambier, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Discharge date13 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Napier', 12 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 29 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 13 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LYONS Michael

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