Admiral (Retired)LYON, HERBERT

Died 15/03/1919

Royal Navy

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3rd Class Order of Merit (Spain); 2nd and 3rd Class Orders of the Nichau-Imtiaz (Turkey); Collar Order of Commander of the Order of Redeemer (Greece). Son of A. W. Lyon, J.P., of Abbotsclownholme, Rocester, Stafford; husband of Frances Violet Lyon (nee Inglis), of Stoke Cottage, Stoke, Devonport. Educated at Windle sham House, Brighton and the Rev. H. Burney's, Royal Academy, Gosport. Served in Charybdis in the Lingi and Lukut River Expeditions, Straits of Malacca and Perak; in Zulu War; as Captain of Retribution, at the blockade of Venezuela, and as Commodore at Hong Kong. Returned to active service afloat during the Great War as Captain, R.N.R., H.M. Yacht Safa el Bahr, on Patrol duty in the Mediterranean and later as Commodore, R.N.R., of Patrols at Malta. His son, Lieut. Comdr. H. I. N. Lyon, R.N., also fell in the Great War.

Buried at TA-BRAXIA CEMETERY

Location: Malta
Number of casualties: 8

Cemetery/memorial reference: V. 11.


Cemetery details

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This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.