Able Seaman 602114 Mercantile Marine Reserve HM Yacht “Zarefah”
Peter Tyler was admitted to the mixed school at Tongham Church of England School 29 September 1903. He was classified as “in last school”. (Log Book CC1139/2/1)
Zarefah was sunk by a mine explosion off the Orkneys. The Royal Navy and Royal Marine War Graves Roll records that Peter’s sister Ethel was notified and she lived at Oakmere, Forest Gate, London; and “Official Number Port Division NK (Dev)”. The Naval medal and Award Rolls record that he earned the Victory and British medals.