5th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
15/08/1915 (Killed in Action)
Robert Lyle was the son of Alexander and Jane Lyle. He was on born 22nd November 1894 in Tobermore. His father was a farmer who died on 1904. Robert Lyle enlisted in Glasgow. Private Robert Lyle was serving with the 5th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action at Gallipoli on 15th August 1915. He was 20 years old.
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat- Bigali Road. From this junction travel into the main Anzac area. Follow the road to Helles, opposite the Kabatepe Museum, at 14.2 kms. take a right turn at the 'T' junction and at 14.3 kms. take the left fork. After a total of 22.8 kms, take a right turn to the memorial along a rough track 500m long. The Helles Memorial stands on the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula. It takes the form of an obelisk over 30 metres high that can be seen by ships passing through the Dardanelles.