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Tommy Lyons Tommy Lyons i(A115083 works by)
Born: Established: Tullamore, Peak Hill area, Parkes - Forbes area, Central West NSW, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Wiradjuri
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Tommy Lyons started working at the age of eleven, picking up lamb's wool in a shearing shed. During World War Two Lyons joined the Army and was placed in the 2/13th Battalion, A Company, and became one of the "Rats of Tobruk". While in the Army, Lyons learned how to read and write. After returning to Australia, Lyons worked for the Water Commission, for over twenty-seven years.

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  • Tommy lyons was mentioned in a newspaper article by David Huggonson in the Koori Mail issue 34, 9 September 1992 pp.16.
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