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Alfred Clinton Lyall

Portrait, Alfred Clinton Lyall in Royal New Zealand Air Force Uniform - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Alfred Clinton Lyall in Royal New Zealand Air Force Uniform - This image may be subject to …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred Clinton AWMM
  • Surname
    Lyall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Alf AWMM
    • Ace AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ4216059 AWMM
    • 204178 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Classification, Unknown Period AWMM
    A-1 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Cecil George Lyall (25/775), who served in World War 1 and Mrs S.E. Lyall

    Husband of Wanda and father of seven

    17 years 10 months at enlistment in RNZAF

    26 years 7 months at enlistment in the army

    Also served in army in Korea 1951-53.

    Commissioned 6 September 1951

    Final Appointment - Troop Commander, Able Troop, 161 Battery

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998 AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    11 November 2004 AWMM
    Age 80 AWMM
    WaihiNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waihi Public Cemetery, Hauraki District, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
    New Zealand in the Korean War. New Zealand History online
    Further Reference
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • Cenotaph record initially prepared with the service person. AWMM

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