Burnett Lyon

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/4810
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Howe Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 15.11.1915
  • Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Cemetery: Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.C.18.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 22 Gardner Street, Lochee.
  • Occupation: Postal Worker
  • Mother:

    Christina Lyon, 22 Gardner St, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Lyon, 22 Gardner St, Dundee

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More about Burnett Lyon

The photograph is that of A.B. Burnett Lyon, of the Howe Battalion Royal Naval Division, whose death in action at Gallipoli occurred on 15th November.  A.B. Lyon, who was 23 years of age, was the younger son of Mr and Mrs J. Lyon, 22 Gardener Street.  He joined the Royal Naval Division 5½ months before he laid down his life.  A.B. Lyon served his apprenticeship as an upholsterer with Thomas Justice & Sons, Ltd, Dundee, and prior to enlisting he was employed in the General Post Office, Dundee.

Dundee Courier December 22nd 1915

Additional Information and image very kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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