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Pte. John James Lillis

Australian Imperial Force. 37th Btn.

from:Richard St., Korumburra, Victoria

(d.8th Jun 1917)

John Lillis was born in Outtrim and attended Gippsland Victoria school and Korrumburra State School. Prior to enlistment he had served as a cadet from age 14-18yrs and he worked as a printer. His mother was Hannah Elizabeth, father John James Lillis.

John Was killed in action on Messines Ridge, aged 19yrs and 1 mth Whilst serving with 3rd Reinforcement, 37th Btn. Some records show he may of served in B & C company. He has no-Known grave and is listed on Menin gate Memorial.

Steven Lillis

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