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7018877   Private Samuel Lyttle
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Dated added: 20/10/2020   Last updated: 21/10/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Corps of Military Police (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 04/04/1889
Died: 25/02/1944 (Unknown)
Age: 54
Samuel Lyttle was the eldest son of William and Elizabeth Lyttle. He was born on 4th April 1889 in the Maghera area. By May 1893, Samuel and his parents were living near Larne. Samuel Lyttle and Mary Gillen were married on 9th July 1910 in Belfast. Samuel and Mary went on to have at least ten children. Samuel Lyttle fought in World War One and survived the Battle of the Somme in 1916. Samuel served World War Two. Private Samuel Lyttle was serving with the Corps of Military Police when he died on 25th February 1944.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Raloo Presb Church New Cemetery
  Larne, Co Antrim, 6
Grave Ref: Sect G Grave 33
CWGC Casualty 2931382
There is 1 Commonwealth burial of the 1939-1945 war here
References and Links
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1 1901 census lists Lyttle family Lists Samuel as age 12 living with the family at house 19 in Millbrook Town, Kilwaughter, Antrim
2 1911 census lists Lyttle family Lists Samuel and family at house 18 in Ballysnod, Kilwaughter, Antrim
3 Angeline King Relative describes family. Includes photos.
4 Photo of Private Samuel Lyttle's grave
5 Raloo Presbyterian Church Roll of Honour WWI Lived Browndodd, served with Devonshires
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Samuel Lyttle's grave can be purchased here
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