We remember John Godfrey Lyth

We remember John Godfrey Lyth

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Timeline

Timeline

1878
sibling Charles Ernest Wheatley Lyth Source:8418487 1878
1880
sibling Norman Rowe Lyth Source:8418487 1880
1881
sibling Winifred Prhys Poole Lyth Source:8418487 1881
1883
sibling Oswald Lyth Source:8418487 1883
1886
sibling Margery Wheatle Watt Lyth Source:8418487 24th January 1886
1887
birth Rotherham, Yorkshire, England United Kingdom Source:8418487 1887
1889
sibling Kathleen Wheatley Spriggs Lyth Source:8418487 2nd October 1889
1891
sibling Harold Angus Lyth Source:8418487 3rd May 1891
1891
sibling Edith Mary Lyth Source:8418487 3rd May 1891
1895
sibling Gertrude Blanche Oates Lyth Source:8418487 19th July 1895
1915
enlistment Blackboy Hill Western Australia Australia Source:8418487 24th August 1915
1915
employment Farmer Albany, Western Australia Australia Source:8418487 24th August 1915
1915
education Wesley College England United Kingdom Source:8418487 24th August 1915
1915
education Sheffield University Sheffield, England United Kingdom Source:8418487 24th August 1915
1918
service Australian Imperial Force Second Corporal 3433 1st Field Company, Australian Engineers Source:8418487 25th August 1918
1918
dates Age 30 Source:8418487 25th August 1918
1918
death Died of wounds Wounded by a bomb from an enemy airplane. France Source:8418487 25th August 1918
1919
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:8418487 11th December 1919
burial Beacon Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Sailly-Laurette, Bray-sur-Somme, Picardie France VI.J.15. Source:8418487

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Godfrey
Initials JG
Last Name Lyth
Source 8418487
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Australian Imperial Force 3433 1st Field Company, Australian Engineers Second Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
MM British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Anne Blanche Wheatley mother
John Burdsall Lyth father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles Ernest Wheatley Lyth brother 1878
Norman Rowe Lyth brother 1880
Winifred Prhys Poole nee Lyth sister 1881
Oswald Lyth brother 1883
Margery Wheatle Watt nee Lyth sister 24th January 1886
Kathleen Wheatley Spriggs nee Lyth sister 2nd October 1889
Harold Angus Lyth brother 3rd May 1891
Edith Mary Lyth sister 3rd May 1891
Gertrude Blanche Oates nee Lyth brother 19th July 1895
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Dark Brown Brown
DateHeightSource
1915-08-16 6'2"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-08-16 Methodist

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Australian ANZACs from the National Archives of Australia

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Beacon Cemetery Kathy30586
Albany War Memorial Kathy30586

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