MERRETT, Lyle John

Service Number: 1870
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Wakefield , 26 May 1895
Home Town: Plympton, City of West Torrens, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 4 October 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Balaklava Port Wakefield St Albans Church Roll of Honour, Keswick Prospect Methodist Sunday School Honour Board WW1, Kulpara District Council Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Plympton District Roll of Honor, Prospect Methodist Sunday School Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

12 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, 1870, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
12 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, 1870, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide

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Commememorated Ypres Menin Gate Memorial