Frank Tyas (c.1897-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

TYAS, FRANK. Guardsman. No 30471. 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards. Born Cartworth, Holmfirth. Son of Charlie and Lydia Tyas of Longley, Holmfirth. Educated Hade Edge Council School. Attended Choppards Sunday School. Employed as a farm labourer by Mr. W. H. Hinchliffe, of Longley. Killed in action, 12.9.1918, aged 21 years. Buried VAULX HILL CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row G, Grave 25.
ROH:- Hade Edge War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Private FRANK TYAS
  • regiment: Grenadier Guards
  • died: Thursday, September 12, 1918
  • age: 21 years
  • record ID: 614744