The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private R W Lyons


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Private Richard William LYONS, G/6018, 8th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders, France, 1st September 1916.

Born Old Kent Road, London, enlisted 25th March 1915, Woolwich, Kent, age 19, height 5ft 2 inches, weight 103lbs, resided 52 Princes Road, Plumstead SE. Formerly labourer in Arsenal.

Son of Edward & Eleanor Lyons, 52 Princes Road, Plumstead SE

Postings - Home, 25th March 1915 to 29th September 1915; BEF, 30th September 1915 to 1st September 1916.

Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Pier & Face 11C, France.

NOTE: Brothers - Private Ernest Lyons, L/13344, 2nd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, died 14th March 1915, age 22, Commemorated at Le Touret Memorial, Panels 31 & 32, Pas de Calais, France; see also Pte H E Lyons.


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