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|Army number=254619
 
|Army number=254619
 
|Rank=Captain
 
|Rank=Captain
|Date of birth=04-Nov-17
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|Date of birth=04-Nov-17 in India (his mother dying shortly afterwards).
|Age=0
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|Age=89 at the time of his death (two days before his 90th birthday).
|Unit=Royal Army Medical Corps - Emergency Commission - Lt 5/12/1942, Posted 187 Field Anbulance, Attached Durham Light Infantry 6/3/1944, Posted 11th Bn DLI, Wounded,
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|Unit=Joined the Royal Army Medical Corps - granted an Emergency Commission as a Lieutenant 5/12/1942Posted 187 Field Anbulance. Attached to The Durham Light Infantry 6/3/1944. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLIWounded 19/8/1944.  Invalided out of the Army.
|Company/Battery=Bn HQ
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|Company/Battery=Battalion HQ.
|Task or role=M.O.
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|Task or role=Medical Officer.
|Joined Brigade=06-Mar-44
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|Joined Brigade=06-Mar-44.
|Promotions=W/S Captain 5/12/1943
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|Promotions=W/S Captain 5/12/1943.
|Wounded=19/8/1944
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|Wounded=19/8/1944 in the knee- apparently by "friendly fire".
|Home address=Battalion records have his number as 25369.  Educated Repton and Pembroke Coll Cambridge, St Thomas's Hospital (MB ChB 1942), 349 Great West Rd Aberdeen, Consulting Dermatologist Aberdeen.
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|Died/Killed in action=Died 2/11/2007 at Bishopton, Renfrewshire.
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|Home address=Battalion records have his number as 25369.  Educated Repton and Pembroke College, Cambridge.  Registered as a Medical Student 23/10/1936.  Studied at St Thomas's Hospital (MB ChB 1942). Lived at Abbeyside, Newburgh, Aberdeenshire,  87 Cambridge Road, Great Shelford, Cambridge,  10 Coltbridge Terrace, Edinburgh 12,  349 Great West Rd Aberdeen.  Worked as a Consulting Dermatologist, Aberdeen.  Married Rachael - who pre-deceased him.
 
|Source table=11DLI
 
|Source table=11DLI
 
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To read Dr Lyell's Obituary, which includes a photograph of him, please click [https://www.rcpe.ac.uk/obituary/dr-alan-lyell-frcp-edin here].
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T read a bried description of "Lyell's Syndrome" please click [https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16015071 here].

Latest revision as of 12:29, 12 June 2019

Personnel Entry

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Name Lyell Alan
Army number 254619
Rank Captain
Decorations
Date of birth 04-Nov-17 in India (his mother dying shortly afterwards).
Age 89 at the time of his death (two days before his 90th birthday).
Unit Joined the Royal Army Medical Corps - granted an Emergency Commission as a Lieutenant 5/12/1942. Posted 187 Field Anbulance. Attached to The Durham Light Infantry 6/3/1944. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI. Wounded 19/8/1944. Invalided out of the Army.
Company/Battery Battalion HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Medical Officer.
Joined Brigade 06-Mar-44.
Promotions W/S Captain 5/12/1943.
Wounded 19/8/1944 in the knee- apparently by "friendly fire".
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 2/11/2007 at Bishopton, Renfrewshire.
Home address Battalion records have his number as 25369. Educated Repton and Pembroke College, Cambridge. Registered as a Medical Student 23/10/1936. Studied at St Thomas's Hospital (MB ChB 1942). Lived at Abbeyside, Newburgh, Aberdeenshire, 87 Cambridge Road, Great Shelford, Cambridge, 10 Coltbridge Terrace, Edinburgh 12, 349 Great West Rd Aberdeen. Worked as a Consulting Dermatologist, Aberdeen. Married Rachael - who pre-deceased him.
Source table 11DLI


To read Dr Lyell's Obituary, which includes a photograph of him, please click here.

T read a bried description of "Lyell's Syndrome" please click here.