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M/13779   Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class Samuel Lyttle
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 06/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: HMS Fame, Royal Navy (British Navy)
Date Of Birth: 23/12/1882
Died: 28/07/1918 (Died)
Age: 35
Samuel Lyttle was born in Pomeroy, Co Tyrone. He was the son of James and Mary Lyttle. He was the husband of Florence Lyttle, of 208, Willingham Street, Grimsby. He is commemorated on St James, Grimsby WW1 Roll of Honour.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Hong Kong Cemetery
  Hong Kong  29
Grave Ref: 21A. 8297
CWGC Casualty 426691
This is a large civilian cemetery formerly called Hong Kong (Happy Valley) Cemetery, and still known locally as such. It is situated on Hong Kong Island on the western side of Wong Nei Chong Road, directly opposite the main entrance to the Happy Valley Racecourse.
References and Links
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1 Absent voters - Grimsby 1919 - L LYTTLE, Samuel 43 Pasture Street - H.M.S. Tamar, M13779, E.R.D.I.V.
2 Diary HMS Fame Brief details of Samuel Lyttle's death
3 Photo of Samuel Lyttle's grave
4 National Archives UK - Royal Navy Registers of Seamen's Services card can be purchased here
5 Royal Navy Casualties 1918 hints Samuel was killed by the Spanish Flu pandemic.
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Samuel Lyttle's grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023