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Admiral Herbert LYON CB, the son of A.W. Lyon, J.P., of Abbotsclownholme, Rocester, Stafford. Husband of Frances Violet Lyon, nee Inglis, of Stoke Cottage, Stoke, Devonport. He served in HMS Charybdis in the Lingi and Lukat River Expeditions, Straits of Malacca and Perak, as Captain of HMS Retribution at the blockade of Venezuela, and as Commodore at Hong Kong. With the rank of Sub-Lieutenant on HMS Boadicea he served during the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879. He retired from the Royal Navy, but returned to active service in WWI as Captain R.N.R. HM Yacht Safa el Bahr on patrol duty in the Mediterranean, and later as Commodore of Patrols, Malta. He died on 15th March 1919 in Bighi Hospital. He is remembered on the WWI Memorial Board in Stoke Damerel Parish Church, Plymouth.



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IN MEMORY OF
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WHO DIED ON SATURDAY 15 MARCH 1919. ADMIRAL LYON, 3RD CLASS ORDER OF MERIT (SPAIN); 2ND AND 3RD CLASS ORDERS OF THE NICHAU-IMTIAZ (TURKEY); COLLAR ORDER OF COMMANDER OF THE ORDER OF REDEEMER (GREECE). SON OF A. W. LYON, J. P., OF ABBOTSCLOWNHOLME, ROCESTER, STAFFORD; HUSBAND OF FRANCES VIOLET LYON (NEE INGLIS), OF STOKE COTTAGE, STOKE, DEVONPORT. EDUCATED AT WINDLESHAM HOUSE, BRIGHTON AND THE REV. H. BURNEY'S, ROYAL ACADEMY, GOSPORT. SERVED IN CHARYBDIS IN THE LlNGI AND LUKUT RIVER EXPEDITIONS, STRAITS OF MALACCA AND PERAK; IN ZULU WAR; AS CAPTAIN OF RETRIBUTION, AT THE BLOCKADE OF VENEZUELA, AND AS COMMODORE AT HONG KONG. RETURNED TO ACTIVE SERVICE AFLOAT DURING THE GREAT WAR AS CAPTAIN, R. N. R., H. M. YACHT SAFA EL BAHR, ON PATROL DUTY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AND LATER AS COMMODORE, R. N. R., OF PATROLS AT MALTA. HIS SON, LIEUT. COMDR. HERBERT INGLIS NIGEL LYON, R. N., ALSO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR.
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