Funeral of Bexhill war veteran, and last survivor of the Great Escape team

The funeral of a Bexhill war veteran, who was involved in the famous Great Escape, took place at Eastbourne Crematorium on Wednesday (April 3).

Friday, 5th April 2019, 12:57 pm
Updated Friday, 5th April 2019, 1:02 pm
Funeral of Jack Lyon, last survivor of the Great Escape. Photo by Stephen Benn (RN Ret'd) SUS-190504-110121001

Jack Lyon, who was 101, received an RAF Association guard of honour before the service began. To read more about Jack click here.

Jack Lyon. SUS-160302-170000001
Funeral of Jack Lyon, last survivor of the Great Escape. Photo by Stephen Benn (RN Ret'd) SUS-190504-110252001
Funeral of Jack Lyon, last survivor of the Great Escape. Photo by Stephen Benn (RN Ret'd) SUS-190504-110241001
Funeral of Jack Lyon, last survivor of the Great Escape. Photo by Stephen Benn (RN Ret'd) SUS-190504-110230001
Funeral of Jack Lyon, last survivor of the Great Escape. Photo by Stephen Benn (RN Ret'd) SUS-190504-110218001
Funeral of Jack Lyon, last survivor of the Great Escape. Photo by Stephen Benn (RN Ret'd) SUS-190504-110109001
Funeral of Jack Lyon, last survivor of the Great Escape. Photo by Stephen Benn (RN Ret'd) SUS-190504-110207001
Funeral of Jack Lyon, last survivor of the Great Escape. Photo by Stephen Benn (RN Ret'd) SUS-190504-110155001
Funeral of Jack Lyon, last survivor of the Great Escape. Photo by Stephen Benn (RN Ret'd) SUS-190504-110144001
Funeral of Jack Lyon, last survivor of the Great Escape. Photo by Stephen Benn (RN Ret'd) SUS-190504-110132001
RAF Veteran Jack Lyon with his book. Photo taken in 2011
100th Birthday of Jack Lyon - Last Survivor of the 'Great Escape'. Photo by Derek Canty SUS-170309-115324001
100th Birthday of Jack Lyon - Last Survivor of the 'Great Escape'. Photo by Derek Canty SUS-170309-115518001
100th Birthday of Jack Lyon - Last Survivor of the 'Great Escape'. Photo by Derek Canty SUS-170309-115507001
100th Birthday of Jack Lyon - Last Survivor of the 'Great Escape'. Photo by Derek Canty SUS-170309-115423001
100th Birthday of Jack Lyon - Last Survivor of the 'Great Escape'. Photo by Derek Canty SUS-170309-115624001
100th Birthday of Jack Lyon - Last Survivor of the 'Great Escape'. Photo by Derek Canty SUS-170309-115602001
100th Birthday of Jack Lyon - Last Survivor of the 'Great Escape'. Photo by Derek Canty SUS-170309-115412001