Service Details
Name:
TYRRELL
Given Name:
ANDREW FITZGERALD
Initials:
A F
Service No:
205859
Trade:
Pilot
Rank:
Lieutenant
Other Casualties of this Rank
Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
1 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1943-03-25
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Age:
21
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, shot down and crashed, in Supermarine Spitfire Mk VB #EP303
Additional
Information:
Son of Henry Samual and Elizabeth Helen Tyrrell, of Pretoria. Score: 1 confirmed and 1 probable. Posted straight to 1 Sqdn 14.10.42 without the benefit of an O.T.U. course. On 6.3.43 Major Moodie saw an example of Tyrrell's shooting, when he watched a "beautiful deflection" shot bring down a Ju87 of III/StG.3.
Commemoration
Country:
Tunisia
Other Casualties commemorated in Tunisia
Cemetery:
SFAX WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
VI. A. 4.

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