The First World War
Officers of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Lieut. Lawrence Gordon Lyon

Soldiers of the First World War database entry - L.G. Lyon

GvR Memorial Cross Lieut. L.G. Lyon

Lieut. L.G. Lyon
Photo from the Canadian Bank of Commerce Letters from the Front, 1914-1919.


Lieut. Lyon is buried in the Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt; Pas de Calais, France.

Canadian Virtual War Memorial:  L.G. Lyon

Canadian Bank of Commerce: Letters from the Front (1914-1919)

Lyon, Lawrence Gordon – Lieutenant. Born 28th March, 1895. Father, Rev. Paul T. Lyon, Church of England Clergyman. Entered the service of the Bank, 8th June 1912. Enlisted August, 1914, from Kitscoty branch, in Canadian Cavalry Depot, with the rank of Private. Transferred to Royal Canadian Regiment; 26th Canadian Reserve Battalion. Promoted Lieutenant. Wounded , 7th October, 1916.

Died of Wounds, 11th September, 1918.

Other Biographical Details

Birthplace: Ireland. Father: Rev Paul Kemp Lyon (Mostrim Rectory, Edgeworths Town, Co. Longford, Ireland). Mother: Louisa Lyon of Lower Sapey Rectory, Clifton-on-Teme, Worcester.

Lieut. Lawrence Gordon Lyon

Commonwealth War Graves Commission gravestone for Lieut. Lawrence Gordon Lyon.

Date of Birth - 27 Mar 1894

With appreciation to David Black, a member of the CEF Study Group, who discovered the photo and details on Lieut. Blott in the Canadian Bank of Commerce: Letters from the Front (1914-1919).