A very impressive MM group of 11 to Warrant Officer Tyrrell Royal Signals late Royal Engineers
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GV Military Medal. Correctly impressed - 558283 SJT F A Tyrrell WS Cab Sec 'H' CPS Sig Coy RE
1914/ 15 Star. Correctly impressed - 1791 Cpl F A Tyrrell RE
Pair (MID). Correctly impressed - 1771 SJT F A Tyrrell RE
1935 Jubilee Medal
GV TFEM. Correctly impressed 558283 SJT F A Tyrrell RE
GVI Territorial Efficiency Medal with Long Service Clasp. Correctly impressed - 5285 WO Cl II F A Tyrrell MM R Signals.
Swing mounted as worn.
Condition VF and above.
Frederick Arthur Tyrrell was born in Paddington, London, on 16th January 1892. He was Clerk and Fruit Broker in civilian life and resided in Willesden with his family.
Tyrrell first served with the 1st London Divisional Signal Company in Egypt. He disembarked there on 30th March 1915. The unit was transferred to Gallipoli, and Tyrrell was mentioned in despatches for his service there. The award was gazetted on 28th December 1916.
He was evacuated from Gallipoli and served in France with the 12th London Regiment for a short period before returning to the Royal Engineers. He was awarded the Military Medal while serving with the Wireless Signal cable Section 'H' Corps Signal Company during the Battle of Arras. The award was gazetted on 18th July 1917.
Tyrrell was awarded the TEFM in 1920. In the post-war years, he remained in the TA, serving in the Signal Section of the RE. He then transferred over to the Royal Signals Corps when it was founded in 1920. During WW2, he served in North Africa as a Warrant Officer Class 2.