BRIGADIER GENERAL ALFRED J. LYON
Air Corps Officer Served as an Observer in London Last Year
WASHINGTON, December 1, 1942 – Brigadier General Alfred J. Lyon died today at Walter Reed General Hospital at the age of 50.
Born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, General Lyon served with the Idaho National Guard before entering the Air Corps Reserve in 1917. His assignments with the Air Corps included special service as an observed in London in 1941.
LYON, ALFRED J
- BRIG GEN USA
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF DEATH: 12/01/1942
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 12/04/1942
- BURIED AT: SECTION 4 SITE 2622-A
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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