Soldiers of the First World War database entry - L.G. Lyon
Lieut. L.G. Lyon
Photo from the Canadian Bank of Commerce Letters from the Front, 1914-1919.
Lieut. Lyon is buried in the Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt; Pas de Calais, France.
Canadian Virtual War Memorial: L.G. Lyon
Lyon, Lawrence Gordon – Lieutenant. Born 28th March, 1895. Father, Rev. Paul T. Lyon, Church of England Clergyman. Entered the service of the Bank, 8th June 1912. Enlisted August, 1914, from Kitscoty branch, in Canadian Cavalry Depot, with the rank of Private. Transferred to Royal Canadian Regiment; 26th Canadian Reserve Battalion. Promoted Lieutenant. Wounded , 7th October, 1916.
Died of Wounds, 11th September, 1918.
Birthplace: Ireland. Father: Rev Paul Kemp Lyon (Mostrim Rectory, Edgeworths Town, Co. Longford, Ireland). Mother: Louisa Lyon of Lower Sapey Rectory, Clifton-on-Teme, Worcester.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission gravestone for Lieut. Lawrence Gordon Lyon.
Date of Birth - 27 Mar 1894
With appreciation to David Black, a member of the CEF Study Group, who discovered the photo and details on Lieut. Blott in the Canadian Bank of Commerce: Letters from the Front (1914-1919).