Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Alex Lyttle

In memory of:

Pilot Officer William Alex Lyttle

April 21, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/19020

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

21 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Andrew and Florence Lyttle, of Pointeau Baril Station, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 183 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot 6. Row A. Grave 10.

Location:

The town of Abbeville is on the main road from Paris to Boulogne, about 80 kilometres south of Boulogne. On reaching Abbeville from Boulogne on the N1 at the roundabout, take the right turn immediately before Boulogne Road direction. A CWGC direction sign is on site. Enter the ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY by the left hand side main gate and follow CWGC signs within the Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Alex Lyttle– Alex Lyttle prepped to fly.
  • Group Photo– Alex Lyttle in DU's with sister Olive Mary Lyttle
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer William Alex Lyttle is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer William Alex Lyttle is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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