Thomas Tyner, Army Air Corps,  is memorialized at the North Africa American Cemetery in Tunisia.

The HMT (Her Majesties Transport) Rohna was a British troop ship. On 26 november 1943, it was hit by a guided bomb shot from a German airplane, off Djidjelli, Algeria. The ship sank within one-half our after being hit. Bomb damage, supplemented by heavy seas and darkness which hampered rescue work, resulted in a loss of 1,015 men, more than half of the total 1,981 American military personnel aboard.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 17 July 1917
  • Date of death: 27 November 1943
  • County: Hamilton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Army Air Corps
  • Theater: Europe, North Africa
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: North Africa American Cemetery, Carthage, Tunisia
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Middle Panel
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