|Lieutenant U.S. Navy
|Date of Death
|November 26 1952
National Defense Service Medal
Lieutenant Tieran was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Lieutenant Tieran was the navigator of a patrol bomber, P2V-4 Neptune, from Patrol Squadron 26, based at the Naval Air Station Quonset Point, Rhode Island. On November 21, 1952, during an anti-submarine warfare exercise, the aircraft crashed into Narransett Bay, killing eight crewmen.