Private Alfred Tyler

Many thanks to Jim Edwards of North Holmwood for this research.

Alfred Tyler was born in Dorking in 1895 and was living at 7 Falkland Gardens, Dorking in 1901 and 1911.

He joined the army (G/21932) and was in 10th Battalion (Royal East Kent and West Kent Yeomanry) of the Buffs (East Kent Regiment) when he was killed in action on 21st September 1918. He is commemorated on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais.

The battalion had been formed in Egypt on 1st February 1917 from the dismounted Kent Yeomanry Regiments and moved to France in February 1917.

Born                            Dorking
Lived                           Dorking

Regiment                    10th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment
Number                       G/21932

Date of Death              21st September 1918
Place of Death             France
Cause of Death           Killed in Action

Age                              22

Memorial                     Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais

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