Private Alexander Lyall

Private Alexander Lyall, 2nd Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. He was killed in France on 17th February 1917 and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Thiepval, Somme, France. The Battalion was part of the 63rd ( Royal Naval ) Division. The Division was originally made up from naval and marine reservists who were in excess of what was need to man royal Navy ships.

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