Brian Lyall

1893–1915 (Age 21)
Townsville, Queensland, Australia

The Life of Brian

When Brian Lyall was born on 28 December 1893, in Townsville, Queensland, Australia, his father, William Lyall, was 42 and his mother, Margaret Anna Hemphill, was 39. He died on 1 December 1915, in Gelibolu, Çanakkale, Turkey, at the age of 21.

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Family Time Line

William Lyall
Margaret Anna Hemphill
Margaret Malvina Lyall
Annabella Lyall
William Lyall
Brian Lyall
Kathleen Lyall

Parents & Siblings

  • William Lyall


  • Margaret Anna Hemphill




World Events (4)


Age 8

First Federal election.

Age 8

The Australian flag flown for the first time.

Age 18

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Name Meaning

Scottish: probably from an Old Norse personal name Liulfr, composed of an uncertain first element + úlfr ‘wolf’, although Reaney gives this as a pet form of Lyon or Lionel.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Brian Lyall - Government record: death: 1 December 1915; Gallipoli, Canakkale, Turkey

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