|Service:||Royal Australian Air Force|
|Date of Birth:||19 April 1916|
|Place of Birth:||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Date of Death:||20 March 1943 (Aged 26 years)|
|Units:||No. 22 Squadron, RAAF †|
No. 1 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 3 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 1 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF
No. 2 Wireless Air Gunners School, RAAF
NAA: A9301, 401706
|28 March 1941||Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.|
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 2 Initial Training School, RAAF.
|26 April 1941||Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.|
|30 April 1941||Posted to No. 2 Wireless Air Gunners School, RAAF.|
|20 October 1941||Posted to No. 1 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF, Evans Head.|
|13 November 1941||Promoted to Sergeant.|
|14 November 1941||Posted to No. 1 Embarkation Depot, RAAF.|
|20 December 1941||Posted to No. 3 Service Flying Training School, RAAF, Amberley.|
|6 April 1942||Posted to No. 1 Service Flying Training School, RAAF, Point Cook.|
|28 April 1942||Posted to No. 22 Squadron, RAAF.|
|1 February 1943||Promoted to Flight Sergeant.|
|20 March 1943||Executed by bayonet at Lae, New Guinea.|
|13 August 1948||Buried at the Lae War Cemetery, New Guinea.|
|Cemetery:||LAE WAR CEMETERY|
|Grave:||M. B. 14.|
||5 feet 10 inches
World War 2 Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, LYON JOHN : Service Number - 401706 : Date of Birth - 19 Apr 1916 : Place of Birth - GLASGOW SCOTLAND : Place of Enlistment - MELBOURNE VIC : Next of Kin - LYON MAE, A9301, 401706.
Record updated on 20 March 2018.
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