Born: 1876, Colchester, Essex.

Died: 10th March 1902; age: 26; Died at Boaz Island, Bermuda.

Residence: 44, East Street, Southwold, Suffolk.

Enlistment Date: 16th November 1891.


Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 87445.

Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery, 66 Company.


Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony, Orange Free State & Transvaal.


The burial service was officiated by the Reverend Charles P. K. Coombe, a Clergyman.




1881   Ivory Street, Lavenham, Suffolk.


Robert was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Robert John Tyrrell, 40, a Soldier – Sergeant – Royal Artillery, born Cerne Abbas, Dorset.

Elizabeth Tyrrell, 36, born Chard, Somerset.

Charles Tyrrell, 7, born Newcastle On Tyne.

Tryphenia Tyrrell, 3, born Colchester.

baby girl Tyrrell, 3 days, born Norwich, Norfolk (named Fanny Elizabeth Tyrrell).

1891   3, Albert Place, Southwold, Suffolk.

Robert was 15 years old, a Pupil Teacher. He was living with his parents & sister.

Robert, 52, an Army Pensioner – R.A.

Elizabeth, 49.

Tryphenia, 13.


Soldiers’ Effects to Robert J. Tyrrell – father.

The Boer War.

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