The names Edward, Frank and Gordon Lymn are included as local men who served on the war memorial of Penn Road Wesleyan Chapel. These were the sons of Charles and Ann Lymn. The family were living at 4 Penn Street, Wolverhampton, in 1901, and the children of Charles and Ann were listed as John, Charles, Annie W., Beatrice, Joseph, Pheobe E., George, Frank, Edward, Gertrude C. and Ernest Gordon. They were at 158 Park Street South in 1911.
Frank was born in Wolverhampton in 1891, and was a cooper by 1911. He married Beatrice M. Perry in Wolverhampton on 25 April 1914 at the Trinity Wesleyan Chapel. He enlisted as a Driver in the Royal Field Artillery (service number 91254) in September 1914. He was transferred to the Army Ordnance Corps in November 1915 and promoted to Sergeant. He survived the war and was demobilised in 1919. By this date his address was given as 133 Burleigh Road, Wolverhampton. He and his wife had three children – Frank G. (1915), Joan (1918) and Hazel M. (1920).
Edward was born in Wolverhampton on 7 July 1894. He was a clerk for a stationers in 1911. I have not been able to confirm details of his military service but he, too, survived the war. He married Florence Quinsey in 1918, and they had four children – John A. (1920), Dennis E. (1922), Betty R. (1924) and Clement R. (1931). He died in 1976.
Ernest Gordon was born in Wolverhampton on 28 February 1898. Again, I have not been able to confirm details of his military service, but he survived the war. In 1923, he emigrated to Australia, and he served with the Australian Military Forces during the Second World War.