Frederick Harold Tryon

May 12, 1894

Born in Kingston, Ontario to Anthony and Rachel Rebecca (nee Knight) Tryon


Nov 9, 1917

Medical examination held under the MSA (Military Service Act) of 1917 in Kingston, Ontario


Jan 8, 1918

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, EOR (Eastern Ontario Regiment) under the MSA in Kingston, Ontario

Ø  Number 4020659

Ø  Current address given as 103 Queen St., Kingston, Ontario

Ø  Next of kin given as Anthony Tryon, father, 152 Sydenham St., Kingston, Ontario

Ø  Previous occupation given as Sailor

Ø  No previous military experience given

Ø  Religion given as Methodist

Ø  Assigned to the depot battalion’s 2nd Draft


Jan 22, 1918

Embarked the SS Scotian in Halifax, Nova Scotia


Feb 6, 1918

Disembarked in Liverpool, England and the draft was absorbed into the 7th Reserve Battalion in Seaford to continue training


Feb 15, 1918

Transferred to the 6th Reserve Battalion in Seaford


Aug 9, 1918

Transferred to the 21st Battalion

Arrived at the CIBD (Canadian Infantry Base Depot) in Etaples, France and TOS (Taken On Strength) the 21st Battalion


Aug 15, 1918

After leaving the base depot, Private Tryon joined the 21st Battalion Rear Details near Marcelcave, France


Oct 11, 1918

While the battalion was advancing just east of Iwuy, France, Private Frederick H. Tryon was killed in action and later buried in the Niagara Military Cemetery, south of Iwuy.


 Following the war, the British War Medal, Victory Medal, Plaque (Dead Man’s Penny) and Scroll were sent to his father, Anthony Tryon, Collins Bay, Ontario




Frederick Harold Tryon is honoured on the Memorial Wall in
Kingston, Ontario (above) and on a plaque in Memorial Hall,
Kingston City Hall (below)




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