A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Shanklin -
- Archibald (Pat) Lyall Memorial -

Location

Rill Farm, Whiteley Bank, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO38 3AF
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

The memorial is not recorded by the War Memorials Archive.
 
Description

A metal plaque on a wooden shield on a post to commemorate Pilot Officer Archibald (Pat) Lyall, who crashed nearby on 28th November 1940. This was close to the site of the former Shanklin Aerodrome.

[Memorial has not been visited or recorded by Memorials in Isle of Wight team]
Memorial

Shanklin : J A Archibald (Pat) Lyall memorial
 
Inscription


THIS SHEILD IS DEDICATED
TO A BATTLE OF BRITAIN
PILOT THAT LOST HIS LIFE
CLOSE TO THIS SPOT 28/11/1940

IN SPITFIRE
N3242
OF 602 SQUADRON
HE WAS
PO ARCHIBALD PATRICK LYALL
AGE 27
ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE
NUMBER 81047
28/NOV/1940


Further Information
 
Archibald (Pat) Lyall was the son of Lt. Archibald Lyall, Highland Light Infantry (killed in action in France, 3rd July, 1916), and Ann Parker Lyall, of Glasgow. B.L.
 
CWGC record ...
 
Pilot Officer Lyall is also commemorated at Brighton (Woodvale) Borough Crematorium.

Pilot Officer Lyall is not commemorated on the Battle of Britain Memorial at the RAF Museum, Hendon, London.

P/O Lyall is also commemorated on the Battle of Britain Memorial unveiled in 2005 on the Embankment, London.
 
Biography and photograph from Battle of Britain Memorial website.

P/O Lyall is also commemorated on the Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne, Kent.
 

P/O A Lyall, Battle of Britain Memorial, Capel-le-Ferne

 
Information and photograph of plaque courtesy of John Bloodworth


 
 

 
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