1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

William Eyre

Contributed by: Trevor Swift, on 2008-11-11

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Rank
First Name William
Surname Eyre
Year of Birth 1888
Year of Death 1918
Regiment Royal Naval Reserve
Place of Wartime Residence Langley Mill, Nottinghamshire

William's Story

William Eyre,served on His Majesty's Mine Layer 403. H.M.M.L. 403 was blown up in Runswick Bay, North Yorkshire while trying to salvage a German torpedo on the 22 August 1918. He was the son of Charles Weston Eyre, Langley Mill, Notts.

William Eyre along with many more fogotten in time, some with only distant relatives, need to be remembered in the hope that war will become a thing of the past. William Eyre remembered with honour by the Chatham Naval Memorial.

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