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2nd Corporal Charles Lyons

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2nd Corporal Charles Lyons

Birth
Keresley, Metropolitan Borough of Coventry, West Midlands, England
Death
7 Oct 1918 (aged 23–24)
Burial
Haynecourt, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Plot
III. A. 1.
Memorial ID
24736048 View Source

Service No: 192631
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, 'G' Special Coy.

Son of Emily Lyons, of Hall Hill Lane, Keresley, Coventry.

Charles Lyons was involved in a Special Royal Engineers unit which was set up to use Poison Gas against the enemy, on the 7th October 1918 he was caught in an enemy artillery barrage prior to an allied attack. In this barrage he was the only member of his unit killed.

Service No: 192631
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, 'G' Special Coy.

Son of Emily Lyons, of Hall Hill Lane, Keresley, Coventry.

Charles Lyons was involved in a Special Royal Engineers unit which was set up to use Poison Gas against the enemy, on the 7th October 1918 he was caught in an enemy artillery barrage prior to an allied attack. In this barrage he was the only member of his unit killed.

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