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
1851–1901
Margaret Anna Hemphill
1854–1917
Margaret Malvina Lyall
1885–1922
Annabella Lyall
1888–1969
William Lyall
1891–1964
Brian Lyall
1893–1915
Kathleen Lyall
1895–1978

Parents & Siblings

  • William Lyall

    Male1851–1901Male

  • Margaret Anna Hemphill

    Female1854–1917Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (4)

1901

Age 8

First Federal election.
1901

Age 8

The Australian flag flown for the first time.
1911

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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