Died 21 November 1916
The eldest son of Mr & Mrs Alfred Tyler of 18 Hythe Rd. William joined the Buffs a month after war was declared, after his training he went to France and was transferred to the Machine Gun Corps. He fought bravely in the Battle of Loos in October 1915 and was promoted to the rank of Corporal, shortly after this he gained another stripe. In the afternoon of the 21st of November 1916 he was carrying out his duties in the front line trench when he was caught up in an enemy attack and killed by a trench mortar. William attended the Milton Regis Council School and won a scholarship from the County Council enabling him to attend Borden Grammar School.After school William worked at a Collar factory in Ufton Lane.
Died 16th October 1918
Son of Mark & Elizabeth of 66 Union St
Remembered on VIs-en-Artois Memorial France