Lt Thomas Edward Lyons


1895 Jan 15. Born Clones

1901 census at Clonoony, Drummully, Monaghan. As on MIC

1910 Oct 24. Arrives New York. Has the Clones address. He is a shop assistant. Travels with sister Lucy

1911 census He is not with his parents.

1917 Feb Landed in France

1918 Sep 25. Commissioned 2nd Lt in R Irish Rifles

1920 Mar 26. Promoted Lt

1921 Jul 11. Accepted in Ireland. Joined ADRIC with service no 2112. Posted to Depot

1921 Sep 3. Posted to J Coy

1922 Jan . Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1929 Married

1934 Acquitted on drink driving

1937 Aug 13. Gaol for maintainence arrears

1939 Register. He is a Commercial Traveller living at 13 East Street , Blandford Forum M.B., Dorset,

1939 Nov 18. WW2 The undermentioned relinquish their rank on enlistment into the ranks of the Army - Lt. T. E. Lyons (146809) (late R. Ir. Rif.).

1950 Jun 1. Died in Harrogate. Ironic that they were still married.