|Unit||No. 11 Squadron|
|Service||Royal Australian Air Force|
|Conflict/Operation||Second World War, 1939-1945|
|Conflict Eligibility Date||Second World War, 1939-1947|
|Date of Death||02 September 1943|
|Place of Death||Netherlands East Indies|
|Cause of Death||Flying Battle|
|Cemetery or Memorial Details||Lae Memorial, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea|
|Source||AWM148 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Air Force|
Roll of Honour Melville Beckman Tyrrell
Location on the Roll of Honour
Melville Beckman Tyrrell's name is located at panel 100 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).
Personal Service Records
For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .
The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.
Roll of Honour name projection
Melville Beckman Tyrrell's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:
- Sat 25 May 2019 at 3:38am
- Thu 29 August 2019 at 12:18am
- Tue 03 December 2019 at 12:45am
- Tue 25 February 2020 at 2:45am
These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.