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D/SSX 26862   Able Seaman Patrick Joseph Tyre
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 19/01/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: HMS Stronghold, Royal Navy (British Navy)
Died: 02/03/1942 (Died at Sea)
Age: 21
Summary      
Patrick Tyre was the son of Patrick & Elizabeth Tyre. He was born about 1921. It seems the family lived in Cookstown for a time. Able Seaman Tyre served with the Royal Navy in World War Two on board H.M.S. Stronghold. On 2nd March 1942 HMS Stronghold was sunk near Java. Able Seaman Patrick Tyre was lost at sea on 2nd March 1942. He was 21 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Grave
Cemetery: Plymouth Naval Memorial
  Plymouth, Devon, 
Grave Ref: Panel 66 Col 3
CWGC Casualty 2489286
Summary      
The Memorial is situated centrally on The Hoe which looks directly towards Plymouth Sound. It is accessible at all times. Copies of the Memorial Register are kept at the Tourist Information Office at Island House.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Cookstown Cenotaph World War II - North Panel Cookstown
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1 Plymouth War Memorial Patrick Joseph Tyre is commemorated on Panel 66
2 Uboat.Net - HMS Stronghold HMS Stronghold ship information
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2019