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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.
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