Samuel Lyttle was born in Pomeroy, Co Tyrone. He was the son of James and Mary Lyttle. He was the husband of Florence Lyttle, of 208, Willingham Street, Grimsby. He is commemorated on St James, Grimsby WW1 Roll of Honour.
Samuel Lyttle was the son of James and Mary Lyttle. James Little and Mary Miller were married on 24th February 1859 in the district of Cookstown.
Samuel Little was born on 23rd December 1882 in Pomeroy. It seems he was the second youngest of a large family.
The spelling of the surname changes throughout the records, Lyttle being preferred here.
GRONI records for Pomeroy are notoriously poor. Here is the family as far as can be established.
Known family: James Lyttle, Mary Lyttle, Susanna Lyttle (born 20th July 1866), Margaret Lyttle (born 6th June 1867), Unk-female Lyttle (born 22nd April 1869), Unk-female Lyttle (born 7th March 1871), Unk-male Lyttle (born 19th July 1873), Unk-female Lyttle (born 26th October 1875), Unk-female Lyttle (born 27th March 1878), Unk-female Lyttle (born 26th March 1880), Samuel Lyttle (born 23rd December 1882), Unk-male Lyttle (born 17th August 1885).
Samuel cannot be found on either the 1901 or 1911 Irish Census.
Samuel was married to Florence Lyttle.
Samuel joined the Royal Navy.
In July 1918 HMS Fame was in dry dock in Hong Kong. On 26th July 1918, ERA Lyttle was discharged to hospital.
Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class Samuel Lyttle was serving on board H.M.S. Fame when he died on 28th July 1918. He was 35 years old.
On 28th July 1918 at 3.50pm a funeral party landed for ERA Samuel Lyttle.
Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class Samuel Lyttle is buried in Hong Kong Cemetery.
Engine Room Artificer S Lyttle is commemorated on St James, Grimsby WW1 Roll of Honour.
The CWGC record Engine Room Artificer S Lyttle as the son of James and Mary Lyttle. He is also recorded as the husband of Florence Lyttle of 208 Willingham Street, Grimsby.