William Stewart Lyall

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/22516
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 18
  • Date of Death: 20.04.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: St. Venant-Robecq Road British Cemetery, Robecq
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.F.1.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 8 Balmore Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: D. T. Dewer & Co, Hacklemakers
  • Mother:

    Annie Brown Lyall, 8 Balmore St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Lyall, 8 Balmore St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Stewart Lyall

William Stewart Lyall   Gordon’s

Pte. Wm. Stewart Lyall, son of Mr Alex Lyall, 8 Balmore Street, was formerly in the employment of D. T. Dewar & Co., Ltd., hacklemakers.  He enlisted 12 months ago in the Black Watch, but was transferred to the Gordons.  He had been only six weeks at the front.  His brother John saw active service with the Black Watch, but is now discharged.

Dundee Courier 9th May 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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