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William Tyrie

In memory of:

Private William Tyrie

April 13, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

60014

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

21st Bn.

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star

Additional Information


Born:

June 13, 1894
Dunoon, Scotland

Enlistment:

November 12, 1914
Kingston, Ontario

Brother of Jessie Tyrie of Carleton Place, Ontario. Private Tyrie was joined the second contingent of Carleton Place men to go to war.

Commemorated on Page 176 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. G. I4.

Location:

Hazebrouck is a town lying about 56 kilometres south-east of Calais and is easily reached from Calais or Boulogne. The HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the south-western outskirts of the town. From the Grand place in Hazebrouck follow the D.916 Bethune road. Traverse the first set of traffic lights and the HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY is 200 metres further on the right hand side of the road as indicated by a signpost. The cemetery lies immediately inside the entrance.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Journal– An entry recording the soldier's death in my Grandfather's Operations Book. My 
Grandfather was a nurse who assisted in operations in the Casualty Clearance Station. (surgeons name on right of page)

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