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Name: William Upton Tyrrell
Country: Ireland
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Air Force
Units: 22, 205
Victories: 6
Born: 3 May 1896
Place of Birth: Edenderry, Ireland
Died: 1979
Place of Death: Caistor, Lincolnshire, England
 
 
The son of William and Elizabeth Tyrrell, William Upton Tyrrell transferred to the Royal Air Force from the 3rd Reserve Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles. In September 1918, he scored 6 victories flying Bristol Fighters as an observer with 22 Squadron.
British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 05 Sep 1918 1700 22 Bristol F.2b (D7998) 1 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Douai
2 24 Sep 1918 1700 22 Bristol F.2b (F5823) 2 Fokker D.VII (DES) Mesnières-Crevecourt
3 24 Sep 1918 1700 22 Bristol F.2b (F5823) 2 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Mesnières-Crevecourt
4 26 Sep 1918 1300 22 Bristol F.2b (C1035) 3 Fokker D.VII (DES) Cambrai-Arras Road
5 26 Sep 1918 1315 22 Bristol F.2b (C1035) 3 Fokker D.VII (DES) Cambrai-Arras Road
6 27 Sep 1918 0730 22 Bristol F.2b (E2517) 2 Fokker D.VII (DES) 4 Oisy-le-Verger

1 Pilot Lt Herbert Beddow
2 Pilot Lt L C Rowney
3 Pilot Lt Chester Thompson
4 Shared with Lt Chester Thompson & Lt L R James
 
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