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Lyon, Harold Norman

Conflict Commemorated:WW1


Parish:Barton on Humber


Type of Memorial:Addition to Gravestone

Commisioned By:Family

Materials Used:Stone

Description:Vertical rectangular grey stone in form of upright scroll, stands on large horizontal rectangular foundation stone. Undecorated except for dedication on stone and foundation in faded black lead lettering, heavily stained and covered in lichen.

Inscription:Scroll:- In / Loving Memory of / PERCY JAQUES LYON / BORN DEC 24TH 1899 / DIED DEC 7TH 1914 / (Line unreadable) / (Line unreadable) / ALSO HAROLD N LYON / KILLED IN ACTION AT YPRES/ OCT 16TH 1917 AGED 19 YEAR / HE GAVE (remainder of line unreadable) / (Line unreadable) Base stone:- JOHN LYON THEIR FATHER / BORN SEP 21ST 1871 DIED JAN 6TH 1941 / THY WILL BE DONE / AND BERTHA MINNIE LYON THEIR MOTHER / BORN 11TH MAY 1872 DIED 17TH MARCH 1955

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:C.J.A.

Notes:Refers to:- Harold Norman Lyon. Private 316237. 20th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 25th October 1917 (as CWGC), aged 19 years. Son of John and Bertha Minnie Lyon (nee Jaques) of 27 Fleetgate, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincs. Enlisted Beverley, YKS. Missing and commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 19 to 23 and 162.

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