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William Edward LYONS

Regimental number1033
Place of birthWhittlesea, Victoria
SchoolWhittlesea State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs O'Callaghan, Hopkins Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinSister, Miss E Lyons, c/o Mrs O'Callagan, Hopkins Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death35
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Margaret LYONS. Native of Whittlesea, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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