James Tyrie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 4189 ES
  • Rank: Engineman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: H.M. Drifter, Charity
  • Unit/Ship: Royal Naval Reserve
  • Place of Death: Lost at Sea
  • Age at Death: 47
  • Date of Death: 24.10.1915
  • Burial Country:
  • Cemetery: Portsmouth Naval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 10

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 48 Albert St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jean Patterson Tyrie, Cargill, Perthshire

  • Father:

    John Tyrie, Cargill, Perthshire

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Ann Tyrie, 48 Albert St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Norah, born 13.07.1905

More about James Tyrie

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial. He was serving aboard H.M. Drifter, Charity which was launched in 1901 and requisitioned by the Admiralty in Oct 1915. Charity disappeared 24.10.1915 with all hands somewhere between Great Yarmouth and Poole.

James Tyrie   4189ES   Merchant Navy

TYRIE___Lost at sea, about 24th October 1915, James Tyrie, husband of Annie Crow, 48 Albert Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 4th December 1915

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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