Tyack F G T/Captain REME, 71472.
Name Tyack Francis G. (forename to be confirmed)
Army number 71472
Rank Temporary Captain
Decorations Mentioned in Despatches for services in North West Europe (gazetted 2/4/1946). Territorial Efficiency Medal (gazetted 7/1/1947). Territorial Efficiency Decoration with 1st and 2nd Clasps (gazetted 21/4/1950. The Efficiency Medal (Territorial) gazetted 21/8/1951.
Date of birth Not yet traced.
Unit Commissioned as a 2/Lt in the Royal Engineers (Territorial Army). Transferred to the Royal Artillery retaining rank and seniority 1/8/1940 (Gazetted 22/10/1940). Transferred to the Royal Army Ordnance Corps as an O.M.E. 4th Class 29/7/1942 (Gazetted 16/10/1942). Transferred from the RAOC as a Lt (O.M.E. 4th Class) to be E.M.E. 4th Class in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers 1/10/1942 while retaining seniority. Posted 70th Brigade Workshops 1/11/1943. Posted 147 Brigade Workshops 1/1/1944. Served Normandy. Posted Territorial Army Reserve of Officers. Ceased commitment to TARO on age grounds 13/7/1962 - granted Honorary rank of Major.
Company/Battery Brigade Workshops.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role E.M.E.
Promotions W/S Lieutenant. W/S Captain. Honorary Major.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Not as far as is known.
Home address Research indicates a marriage in Q2 1936, in Woolwich, Kent, to Grace M R Davis.No family information as yet.