George Aubrey Lyttle

Signalman George Aubrey Lyttle of Portadown, Co. Armagh served in the Signal Corps. He was a prisoner of war on the ill-fated Italian ship S.S Scillin in 1942.


George Aubrey Lyttle


Signalman George Aubrey Lyttle (3712389) served in 4 Line of Communication Signals, Royal Corps of Signals during the Second World War. He was the son of Alfred William Lyttle and Mary Ann Lyttle of Portadown, Co. Armagh.

Signalman Lyttle died on 14th November 1942 aged 22 years old. He was a prisoner of war, departing from Tripoli, Libya to Sicily on S.S. Scillin when it controversially came under attack from H.M. Submarine Sahib. He has no known grave and his name is on Column 52 of the Alamein Memorial, Egypt. His name is also on the Portadown War Memorial, Portadown, Co. Armagh.

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