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14/02/2018 Samuel joined the Royal Navy.
14/02/2018 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.
14/02/2018 Samuel Little was born on 23rd December 1882 in Pomeroy. It seems he was the second youngest of a large family.
14/02/2018 The spelling of the surname changes throughout the records, Lyttle being preferred here.
14/02/2018 GRONI records for Pomeroy are notoriously poor. Here is the family as far as can be established.
14/02/2018 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).
14/02/2018 Samuel was married to Florence Lyttle.
14/02/2018 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.
14/02/2018 Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class Samuel Lyttle is buried in Hong Kong Cemetery.
14/02/2018 Engine Room Artificer S Lyttle is commemorated on St James, Grimsby WW1 Roll of Honour.
14/02/2018 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.
14/02/2018 In July 1918 HMS Fame was in dry dock in Hong Kong. On 26th July 1918, ERA Lyttle was discharged to hospital.
14/02/2018 On 28th July 1918 at 3.50pm a funeral party landed for ERA Samuel Lyttle.
14/02/2018 Samuel cannot be found on either the 1901 or 1911 Irish Census.
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