We remember Lyon George Henry Lyon Playfair

We remember Lyon George Henry Lyon Playfair

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Timeline

Timeline

1888
birth Middlesex London United Kingdom Source:7622280 Source:7622285 19th October 1888
1908
commission Regular Source:7622280 19th October 1908
1915
dates Age 26 Source:7622280 20th April 1915
1915
education Eton Berkshire United Kingdom Source:7622280 20th April 1915
1915
education St Andrews United Kingdom Source:7622280 20th April 1915
1915
service British Army Captain Royal Field Artillary 126th Battery Source:7622280 20th April 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7622280 20th April 1915
education Officer training, passed 2nd. Gazetted 2nd Lieut R.F.A. 18.12.1908 Royal Military Academy Sandhurst United Kingdom Source:7622280
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery Source:3536489
service British Army Captain Royal Field Artillery Source:3536489
1915
death Killed in Action Killed in action when acting as observing officer for his battery, in trench close to German lines. One of his men wrote of him: "A finer officer or better gentleman it would be hard to find." ZONNEBEKE Belgium Source:7622277 Source:7622280 20th April 1915
burial Menin Gate CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Ypres Belgium Panel 5 and 9 Source:7622280

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Lyon George Henry Lyon
Initials LGHL
Last Name Playfair
Source 7622280
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Field Artillery Lieutenant
British Army Royal Field Artillery Captain
British Army Royal Field Artillary 126th Battery Captain
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Augusta Mary Hickman mother
Baron Brigadier George James Playfair father

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Alison2583
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Alison2583
De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Alison2583
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Alison2583
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Alison2583

External Evidence

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CWGC website Alison2583

Multimedia

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Capt Hon G H Lyon Playfair Alison2583
War Memorial Botesdale Alison2583

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