HENRY NORMAN TYLER 1893–1973
Born July 4th 1893 in Nottingham
Baptised 27th August 1893 St Saviour’s Church, Nottingham. Home address: A7 Bathley Terrace, Nottingham
Married December 1918 to Grace North, Basford district. Son Henry born March 1921
Died 1973, age 83
Age 7 living at 41 Raglan Street, Nottingham. Father Henry age 33, carpenter and joiner, mother Frances age 32, sister Doris age 5.
Age 17, clerk at hospital, living at 110 Bathley Street, Nottingham. Father Henry age 43, carpenter and joiner, born Kettering. Mother Frances Elizabeth (nee Prentice) aged 42, born Nottingham. Two siblings: Doris May age 15 born in Nottingham, working in a chemist pill and powder dept.; John William age 2 born in Nottingham.
Service Number: 69669, later 32566 (69669 does not appear on medal roll cards)
Military Unit: D Coy, 8th Battalion, The York and Lancaster Regiment, 70th Brigade, 23rd Division
Theatre of War: France and Flanders, date of entry 25.4.17; Italy date of entry 29.11.17
Attested: December 10th 1915 at Radcliffe on Trent
Occupation: asylum attendant. Height 5ft 6ins, weight 151 lbs. Medical category A1
National Health Approved Society: Ancient Order of Foresters
In reserves until April 1917
1.10.17: Gun Shot Wound left elbow, head (slight).
To No 17 Casualty Clearing Station, Remy Siding
8.10.17: No 126 Ambulance train to No 6 Convalescent Camp,Etaples
A Company, 8th (Service) Battalion as at 1.10.17 (FWR)
20.8.18: Injured Crushed by Italian motor lorry during shelling. Contusion and knee injury.
April 1919: Home
10.12.19: Demobilised. Home address Barton-in-Fabis, Nottingham
Total service: 3 years and 307 days
Medals Awarded: Military Medal. Gazette dated August 16th 1917. Awarded when in France. Also awarded British War and Victory Medals. Home address: Barton in Fabis.
Notts. County Asylum records list him as a temporary attendant who served in the war. Regiment listed as West Yorks but no record of West Yorks on service details. Letter from Nottts. County Asylum dated November 1916 states he has ‘simple hypertrophy of the heart’. Examined by the special medical board and placed in category A.
From the 1939 Register
Address: Clifton, Nottingham
Occupation: estate joiner
Household: living with wife Grace
Reason for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Worked in the parish of Radcliffe on Trent at the Asylum.