Arthur Ernest Lyall

1897–1951 (Age 54)
New Zealand

The Life of Arthur Ernest

When Arthur Ernest Lyall was born about 1897, in New Zealand, his father, Walter Lyall, was 23 and his mother, Emma Jane Wall, was 22. He married Letitia Eileen Mitchell about 1919, in New Zealand. He died about 1951, in his hometown, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Ernest Lyall
1897–1951
Letitia Eileen Mitchell
1900–
Marriage: about 1919

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1919
New Zealand

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (7)

1907

Age 10

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 10

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 
1914

Age 17

Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.

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: Arthur Ernest Lyall - Government record: birth-name: Arthur Ernest Lyall

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