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Lyall, Ralph H., 1919-


Biographical Note: Ralph H. Lyall

Ralph H. Lyall, Jr. was born October 9, 1919 in California Ro Ralph H. Lyall, Sr. and Edna Mae (Swindle) Lyall. He enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps in October 1941. During World War II, Lyall served as a pilot and was stationed in the China-Burma-India Theater.

Post-war, Lyall returned to California. In 1947, he married Shirley Mae Gingles. The couple had a daughter, Barbara. Ralph H. Lyall, Jr. died February 20, 1977.

Biography derived from collection materials and

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Ralph H. Lyall World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1995-01-09
Contents of the Collection The Ralph Lyall World War II Collection relates primarily to the World War II service of pilot Ralph H. Lyall, Jr., who served in the China-Burma-India Theater from 1944-1945. The collection is a mix of loose materials and a scrapbook. Loose materials include a 1917 registration card for Ralph H. Lyall, Sr., military orders, certificates, correspondence, citations and recommendations, and records. Some items are photocopies and not original documents. One document from 1950 relates...

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