Norman Tyas (1887-1917)

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, NORMAN. Private. No 48416. 11th Battalion The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Born Huddersfield 31.10.1887. Educated Thomas Street Board School. Was a widower, with two children. Lived with his sister, Mrs Cruise, at 5 Lily Street, Turnbridge, Huddersfield. Employed as a teamer by Messrs Eastwood at the Wholesale Market, Huddersfield. Killed in action, 12.10.1917, aged 29 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- commemorated on his parents' headstone in Edgerton Cemetery, Huddersfield.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Private NORMAN TYAS
  • regiment: Royal Scots
  • died: Friday, October 12, 1917
  • record ID: 825245