Thomas Tyson (c.1896-1917)

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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:

TYSON, THOMAS. Driver. No 128062. 30th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Born Meltham. Son of Robert and Elizabeth Tyson of Golcar Brow, Meltham. Employed at Lower Sunnybank Mills, Meltham. Attended Meltham Church Sunday School. Enlisted 1916. Went out to Mesopotamia and was later invalided to Bombay, India. Accidentally drowned in India on 24.9.1917, aged 21 years. Buried TRIMULGHERRY CANTONMENT CEMETERY, INDIA. Commemorated MADRAS 1914-1918 WAR MEMORIAL, CHENNAI, INDIA.
ROH:- St. Bartholomew's Church, Meltham.

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