Lyons/Lyon, J A or A J
JAMES ALBERT or ALBERT JAMES LYONS
Remembered with honour Thiepval Memorial: Pier and Face 16B and 16C.
He enlisted in Watford, and was formerly Rifleman C/301 King’s Royal Rifle Corps. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, James’ Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is an In Memoriam for James in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 16 November 1918.
Son of James and Belinda Rose (nee CARYL) LYONS.
His parents married 24 December 1891 at All Saints, Croxley Green, Herts. James died 1929 aged 65; Belinda died 1945 aged 79; both in the Watford district.
James was born 11 November 1892 in Croxley Green, and baptised 5 February 1893 at All Saints, Croxley Green. He was a chorister at All Saints, Croxley, and resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 8 he lived in Croxley Green, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1911 Census, a fitter’s apprentice aged 14, he still lived in Croxley, with his parents and six siblings.
Date of death14/11/1916
Age at death24
Place of death
Noteslisted as A J LYONS on the Croxley Green Memorial
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)