Served in Army from 10 April 1942 to 19 September 1946.
Noted events in his life were:
• School: Lake Boga Primary School, 1929.
• source. & Ben Wilkat who writes: Lyal Vernon Keighran Was my late wife's father he was born Born: 12-Sep-1923 Played in the VFL/AFL info found on this site <http://stats.rleague.com/afl/stats/players/L/Lyal_Keighran.html>
• connection. Ben Wilkat 's connection to Les is as follows: Ben Wilkat (1951) married Carmen Keighran (1955) Her father was Lyal Keighran (1923) His father was James Claude Keighran (1882) His father was James Keighran (1855) His father was Patrick Keighran (1804) His father was Patrick Keighran (1764) & he also had James Keighran (1808) He had John Joseph Keighran (1845) He had Joseph William Keighran (1879) He had Leslie William Keighran (1904) He had Mary Keighran (1927) who married Mervyn Collins (1924) They had Leslie Collins (1950) who married me - Robyn Bray (nee Davies) (1950)
Lyal married Hilda Lillian Sanders. (Hilda Lillian Sanders was born on 20 Mar 1920.)