John William Tyler

Name

John William Tyler
1896

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

22/10/1914
17

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
10114
Bedfordshire Regiment
"B" Company, 1st Bn.

Awards

1914 (Mons) Star, British War and Victory Medals

Cemetery/Memorial

LE TOURET MEMORIAL
Panel 10 and 11
France

Headstone

>N/A

UK Memorials

Hertingfordbury Village Memorial, Church of St Mary and St John Church Roll of Honour, Hertingfordbury, Birch Green War Memorial, Birch Green School Memorial, Not on the Tewin memorials

Pre War

John William Tyler was born 1896 in Upper Green, Tewin, Herts, the son of John and Annie Tyler, and baptised on 13 December 1896 at St Peter's Church, Tewin.


On the 1911 Census the family were living at 7 Birch Green, Hertingfordbury, Herts and John was working as a garden boy (domestic).

Wartime Service

He enlisted in Hertford and served with the 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment.


He was present with his battalion in the trenches at Givenchy in Oct 1914 and in action attacking the German line at Violaines when they were rushed by the enemy. About 40 men were killed or missing. Death presumed on or since 22 October 1914.

Additional Information

His mother received a war gratuity of £5.00 and pay owing of £10 14s 10d.

Acknowledgments

Brenda Palmer
Malcolm Lennox,