LEST WE FORGET

Flight Lieutenant John O’Malley LYONS

Service No: 252239
Born: 24 March 1910, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 1 Tactical Air Force, Labuan
Died: Illness, Melbourne VIC, 10 October 1945, Aged 35 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Charles Michael and Jemima Lyons. B.M.E. (Melbourne)
Roll of Honour: Maryborough VIC
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 10 October 1945, Flight Lieutenant Lyons (Administrative and Special Duties) died of cardiac failure when under anaesthetic in the operating theatre at No. 2 RAAF Hospital, Ascot Vale, for dental extraction.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/25/384