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Horace Keith Lyle

In memory of:

Flying Officer Horace Keith Lyle

December 8, 1944

Military Service

Service Number:



Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


181 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information

Son of Hugh Henry Lyle, and of Mildred McLaughlin Lyle, of Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 369 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

3. D. 3.


Sage is a village 24 km south of Oldenburg, a town 43 km west of Bremen and 28 km north of the main road from Bremen to Holland. The cemetery lies 2 km south of the village on the west side of the road to Osnabruck. From the A1 Bremen/Munster motorway visitors should leave at the Wildeshousen Nord junction and take 213 following signs for Alhorn and Oldenburg. After 8 km and immediately after the village of Alhorn turn right at the roundabout and follow signs for Oldenburg along the Oldenburgerstrasse. The cemetery lies on the left hand side of the road 4 km from Alhorn.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Letter– Letter from S/L of 181 Squadron outlining circumstances of Lyle's death.  LAC, Ottawa
  • Circumstances of death– Memo of circumstances of Lyle's death.  LAC, Ottawa
  • Photo of Horace 'Keith' Lyle– LAC, Ottawa

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