William Lyon

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: March 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 276868
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 13.10.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Auberchicourt British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.D.3.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 69 North Wellington Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Tenter, Ancrum Works, South Rd, Lochee
  • Mother:

    Mary Lyon, 1 Flights Lane, Lochee

  • Father:

    David Lyon, 1 Flights Lane, Lochee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Isabella Lyon, 69 North Wellington St, Dundee

  • Children:

    William, born 19.01.1916

More about William Lyon

William Lyon   276868    Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Wounded Three Times.

Lance-Corpl. Wm. Lyon, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, killed in action on 13th Oct., leaves a widow and one child, who reside at 69 North Wellington Street.  Deceased, who was 23 years of age, enlisted in March, 1916, and three months later was sent to France, where he had been ever since, and had seen much severe fighting.  He had been wounded three times and gassed once, while he had also suffered from shell shock.  Previous to enlistment he was a tenter in Ancrum Works, Lochee.

Dundee Courier 7th November 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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