Jim Tyrie

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Title

Jim Tyrie

Description

Six items referring to Jim Tyrie being shot down and being imprisoned in a prisoner of war camp.
Item 1 is a newspaper cutting with a camp photograph of Jim Tyrie and nine other prisoners, all are named.
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting of Jim Tyrie with a head and shoulders image.
Item 3 is a photo of Jim Tyrie and crew at the nose of a Whitley.
Item 4 is a head and shoulders image of a bearded Jim Tyrie whilst in the prisoner of war camp.
Item 5 is a newspaper cutting stating that Jim Tyrie is missing.
Item 6 is a postcard to Jim Tyrie's aunt dated 27 June 1941.

Temporal Coverage

Language

Format

Three newspaper cuttings, two b/w photographs, one handwritten postcard.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

STyrieJSB87636v30001,
STyrieJSB87636v30002

Transcription

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Fourth from left is PILOT OFFICER J.S.B. TYRIE, son of Mr and Mrs J.B. Tyrie, 1 Robson Street, Dundee. He is an airman prisoner in Stalag Luft 1. Two Glasgow lads, says P.O. Tyrie, are also in the group. Left to right – P.O. PALMER, S./Ldr. TORRENS, P.O. RUSSELL, P.O. J.S.B. TYRIE, F.O. RITCHIE, F.O. WILSON, P.O. LONG, F.O. MORGAN. In front – F.Lt. SHORE, P.O. GOODWYN.

[missing letters]DAY, APRIL 12, 1941.

BOMBED KIEL THIS WEEK

DUNDEE PILOT OFFICE MISSING

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Official intimation was received yesterday that Pilot Officer James S.B. Tyrie, 21-year-old son of Mr and Mrs James B. Tyrie, 1 Robson Street, Dundee, is missing after this week’s bombing operations.
Pilot Officer Tyrie has taken part in numerous flights over enemy territory, including Berlin, and only on Thursday his parents received a letter from him stating that he was in the big raid on Kiel at the beginning of the week.
Former Morgan Academy pupil and a member of the Dundee staff of the General Accident Fire and Life Assurance Corporation, Pilot Officer Tyrie joined the R.A.F Volunteer Reserve and was called up at the outbreak. He was commissioned last September. His younger brother is with the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry.
Mr Tyrie, who runs the Wellington Garage in Wellington Street, was an observer in the Royal Flying Corps in France for 17 months of the last war.

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BOMBED KIEL THIS WEEK

DUNDEE PILOT OFFICE MISSING

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Official intimation was received yesterday that Pilot Officer James S.B. Tyrie, 21-year-old son of Mr and Mrs James B. Tyrie, 1 Robson Street, Dundee, is missing after this week’s bombing operations.
Pilot Officer Tyrie has taken part in numerous flights over enemy territory, including Berlin, and only on Thursday his parents received a letter from him stating that he was in the big raid on Kiel at the beginning of the week.
Former Morgan Academy pupil and a member of the Dundee staff of the General Accident Fire and Life Assurance Corporation, Pilot Officer Tyrie joined the R.A.F Volunteer Reserve and was called up at the outbreak. He was commissioned last September. His younger brother is with the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry.
Mr Tyrie, who runs the Wellington Garage in Wellington Street, was an observer in the Royal Flying Corps in France for 17 months of the last war.

Kriegsgefangenenlager
Stalag Luft 2

Datum: 27:6:41

DEAR AUNT AGG. MANY THANKS FOR YOUR LETTER. I HAVE BEEN WAITING TO SEE IF THERE WOULD BE ANY MORE MAIL BEFORE REPLYING. I WAS MOST INTERESTED TO HEAR WHAT IS DOING AT HOME. GIVE MUM & DAD MY LOVE. I AM VERY FIT & WELL. OUR WEATHER HERE IS VERY HOT AND WE SPEND MOST OF THE TIME SUNBATHING. SO FAR I HAVE TWO LETTERS. BUT YOU CAN WRITE AS OFTEN, IF NOT AS MUCH, AS YOU LIKE. MOTHER SOUNDED DOUBTFUL IN HER LETTER. WE ARE TO GET SWIMMING WHICH AS YOU KNOW WILL SUIT ME OK. WELL THAT MUST BE ALL FOR NOW. BE HOME SOON Love [signature]
TYPE your letters or DO write LEGIBLY!

Collection

Citation

“Jim Tyrie,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 19, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22226.

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