Tyas Eric Pte 4698887

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Name Tyas Eric
Army number 4698887
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Barnsley 1918 - mother's maiden name Winfield.
Age 25
Unit Enlisted in the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, Enlistment Books missing. Trf to The Durham Light Infantry 18/4/1940, Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served Iceland? Posted 2nd Bn DLI. Served Burma. DIED while serving with 2nd Bn 26/8/1944.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 18-Apr-40
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 26-Aug-44 in India.
Home address Resident in Doncaster at the time of his death. No further family information at present. Buried Grave 2.C.15 Imphal War Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI