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Full Name
Melville Edwin Lyons
Forename(s)
Melville Edwin
Surname
Lyons
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
17138
First Known Rank
Trooper
Occupation before Enlistment
Agricultural journalist
Next of Kin
Mrs W.A. Care (sister), 46 Ely Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
15th Reinforcements Veterinary Corps
Embarkation Date
13 July 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Manuka 13 July 1916
Vessel
Manuka
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
35
Page on Nominal Roll
4
Additional Information
Manuka then transhipped to "Malwa" at Sydney for Suez, Egypt
Archives NZ source
Military personnel file
NZETC
New Zealand Electronic Text Collection topic page
Sources Used
Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917

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