Lieutenant John Maurice Mends Tickell served in the Royal Naval Reserve during World War Two. Born on 14th September 1882 in Arcachon, Acquitane, France, he was the son of Richard Griffith Tickell and Gertrude Julia Tickell (née Mends).
John served in the Royal Naval Reserve for many years, listed as a Midshipman in 1901 and seeing action in World War One. During the First World War, in 1915, he married Maria Price Winning in Sculcoates, Yorkshire.
He died at the Savoy Hotel, Bangor, Co. Down on 28th August 1942 aged 59 years old. At the time, he served on HMS Caroline. His home address was 49 Crescent West, Hadley Wood, Hertfordshire.
John Maurice Mends Tickell’s grave is in Glenalina Extension, Section D, Grave 21 of Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Antrim.