The WWII Story of William 'Wat' Tyler
Signalman William 'Wat' Tyler
Wat also spent most of 1945 in Australia stationed at HMS Golden Hind which was the Pacific Fleet Transit Camp.
Wat, a Signalman, did his basic training at HMS Impregnable the Signal School at St Budeaux, Plymouth and as a Chatham rating he also spent time at HMS Pembroke.
Bob Tyler & Mike Smith unveil a mannequin wearing Wat Tyler's uniform & medals.
William Alfred 'Wat' Tyler
1939-45 Star, Atlantic Star, Defence Medal, 1939-45 War Medal, Arctic Star
Russian Convoy 50th Anniversary Medal
Additional photographs & information about Wat can be seen by visiting
the website for the Comms museum at HMS Collingwood who have more items on display from the Wat Tyler collection. Some of the items on display are originals while others are copies of material held at the Marshland Maritime Museum. This arrangement is with the approval of Wat's son Bob Tyler.