Lyons, Edward

BORN HULL 1883 SON OF EDWARD & MARY ANN LYONS, HULL. HIS PARENTS WERE FROM IRELAND. HIS FATHER WAS A BRICKLAYER. EDWARD LYONS WORKED A DOCK LABOURER, BOARDING AT 43 HULL STREET (1901) CENSUS,  WHIXLEY HOSPITAL, HARROGATE” (1911 CENSUS). AGAIN WORKING AS A GENERAL LABOURER. HE ENLISTED AT WALLSEND ON TYNE. JOINING THE 24TH TYNESIDE IRISH REGIMENT. HE WAS KILLD IN ACTION, ON 06/11/1916, AGED 33. HE IS BURIED IN FRANCE.

HIS ARMY PENSION WENT TO HIS SISTER, MRS E. NELSON, OF 15 DUNCAN STREET, THE GROVES, HULL (PENSION ADDRESS)

HE IS BURIED AT CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES, NORD, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, “THOUGH DEATH DIVIDES LOVING MEMORY CLINGS”


First name:
EDWARD
Military Number:
37672
Rank:
Private
Date Died
06/11/1916
Place died:
CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES, NORD, FRANCE
Age:
33
15 DUNCAN STREET, THE GROVES, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK