Lt Thomas Edward Lyons

Like most of the late entrants, there is very little information on them.

This man is probably Irish from where he joined ADRIC, which leads to T E Lyons in R Irish Rifles (whom WO338 gives was attached to Royal Fusiliers). This gives his MIC above, that shows an Irish address in 1920

1895 Feb 22. 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 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.

 

 

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